Wednesday, 2 July 2014

reblog: Bronllys Grand Opening - Wellness & Recovery Learning Centre

Bronllys Grand Opening - Wellness & Recovery Learning Centre


Last Thursday saw the Grand Opening of the new Wellness and Recovery Learning Centre at Felindre Ward in Bronllys Hospital, Talgarth, South Powys.


L
- R: Philip Bowen (High Sheriff of Powys), Christine Field (Trustee
Powys Mental Health Alliance), Jane Cooke (PAVO Mental Health Project
Officer), Paul, Freda Lacey (PAVO Participation Officer), Laura
Gallagher (PAVO County Mental Health Development Officer).

The DIY Futures project, with its vision of learning in relation to mental health wellness and recovery, has helped enable an exciting new development in the acute in-patient mental health ward in Bronllys Hospital, Powys. Through funding agreed with The Big Lottery Fund, petitioned by the Powys Patients' Council, originally facilitated by Powys Mental Health Alliance and now developed and managed by Powys Association of Voluntary Organisations (PAVO), the new Centre (also known as the Quiet Room) opened its doors.

Powys Wellness and Recovery Centres aim to reinforce and develop people’s strengths. The new Centre will provide a peaceful and relaxing place where books and online information, supporting learning about our mental health, wellbeing and recovery, can be accessed by patients on the ward ...





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