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  • RCT Homes Bryn Ivor Green & Active project Verse on the Street Catryn Grundy Tenant Empowerment Officer
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  • Tenant Empowerment Team Who are we? Wales largest charitable RSL Not for profit organisation Community Mutual Social Enterprise Mixed tenure 27 Sheltered complexes
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  • Tenant Empowerment Team Housing (flats) for over 55s Support independent living 9am- 5pm scheme manager support 24hour lifeline/out of hours assistance Peace of mind Optional support A community Hub What is a sheltered complex?
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  • Tenant Empowerment Team Project aim: To provide the aging community of Llwynypia with access to a variety of social activities to promote fun and combat isolation. Bryn Ivor Green and Active project
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  • Tenant Empowerment Team Craft workshops Vegetable garden Poetry Card making Green house Sensory garden Sex-up meals on wheels Arm chair Aerobics Concerts/ school choirs Seasonal fancy dress parties Relaxation area Sing along Trips
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  • Tenant Empowerment Team
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  • Age concern Llwynypia disabled gardening team Communities first Awards for all Wales RCT Homes RNIB Project partners
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  • Tenant Empowerment Team 30 Residents have successfully completed horticulture training Transfer of skill workshop where knowledge and tips were exchanged by all involved Designed and planted a sensory garden Grown and enjoyed a first Bryn Ivor crop of mixed vegetables Organised and enjoyed a number of social events and activities aimed at enjoying and celebrating the project Gained new confidence in managing a community grant Drawn in over 50 community members and volunteers from the wider community Project outcomes
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  • Verse on the street A poetry competition Sheltered scheme tenants What you like about where you live Workshops run by keen poets and read by amateur dramatic enthusiasts Open mic poetry nights Booklet published & launched
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  • Gwaun Ruperra Our home within a home, as lively or as quiet as you could wish it. For laughter and friendship and community spirit, from Bingo to Knitting, coffee mornings and social evenings shopping trips and seaside visits. We decide on day to day functions. Never a day without laughter and fun. A sense of belonging, with every day different to keep us amused all the hours long. The lounge so many stories (if only walls could talk) of functions and dinners, socials and clubs a chance for the glitz and the glamour, but slippers for some for the gentle stroll home to our flats when the evening is done. The warmer nights we all gather in the peaceful grounds, a drink or two is very nice as the sun goes down, a chance to reflect on the happy hours we spend together and happy to be part of the R.C.T family.
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  • Mavis Mitchell flat 29 Fernbank House Pontypridd 1 Dont tell the scheme manager But Ive got a cat When she calls It hides in my hat My hat is furry And very back But if it moves Thats the cat The cats called Fred Its a little boy Had it been a girl Id have called it Joy.
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  • Any questions? [email protected] 07824541620