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Meet our Activities Coordinator, Janet Williams

My name is Janet and I'm the Activities Coordinator here at Plas-Y-Dderwen. I am passionate about ensuring that Plas-Y-Dderwen is a fun and active place to live with plenty of activities going on for residents to participate in and enjoy. We have everything, from a film club and arts & crafts sessions to minibus trips out and visits from entertainers. We have something for all the family to enjoy to show that Plas-Y-Dderwen is a happy and welcoming environment.

Activities at Plas-Y-Dderwen

At Plas-Y-Dderwen Care Home, our Lifestyle/Activities staff endeavour to provide a wide range of activities that suit all residents' physical and mental needs. There are regular minibus trips to nearby places of interest, including visits to local beaches and shows. We also have a film club, gentlemen's club, arts and crafts club, with musical entertainment once a week. Activities are very important to the staff of Plas-Y-Dderwen, making the home a fun and active place for all the residents who live here.

Life at our home

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Birds of Prey

Residents had an action-packed, interactive and mesmerising display featuring a variety of birds of prey, including a Harris hawk and a barn owl.

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St David's Day Celebrations

Residents had an unexpected visit on St David’s Day from Dderwen the Dragon. Everyone had an entertaining day celebrating the Patron Saint of Wales.

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Rugby Run-Ins

We host a bowling league at Plas-Y-Dderwen and were fortunate enough to bump into Welsh rugby player, Ken Owens.

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Knit & Natter

Our knit and natter group is knitting a scarf to go around the home. It's been such a big project that TV crews have been to the home to film it.

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A Special Guest

One Resident at Plas-Y-Dderwen has always supported Swansea City FC since he was in his youth. Whenever he had the opportunity to support Swansea, his enthusiasm was always astounding. All the residents were amazed when ex-Swansea City player and Ambassador for the club, Lee Trundle, called in to say hello.

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Remembrance Sunday

Resident of Plas-Y-Dderwen, Eric, was honoured to represent The British Evacuees Association on Remembrance Sunday in Carmarthen – and Marched with pride. Eric was accompanied by Jane and Ernie, who work at the home.

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