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Derwen residents and Pobl young volunteers learn together

‘Learning Together’ is a new intergenerational project created by Derwen that offers a tailored approach to teaching their... Read more »

Supporting older people’s mental health and wellbeing

Promoting good mental health and wellbeing in older people and living well with dementia is an essential part of Derwen’s active ageing approach. People over 65, particularly older women, are more prone to depression than any other age. Depression effects... Read more »

Keeping you safe in your home: Asbestos

Asbestos can be found in many common building materials and although normally safe, it can become harmful if... Read more »

Lots of activity at Derwen Links!

This project, funded by The Postcode Community Trust, aims to build community spirit, friendships and make more use of... Read more »

Dementia Friends Champions

Derwen and Newport Care and Repair have recently signed the commitment to support dementia friendly communities. We are... Read more »

Mrs Moore wins Xmas hamper

Local builder WRW Construction recently helped spread the Christmas cheer by kindly donating a food hamper to Derwen. All Derwen residents were in with a chance to win the bumper selection of food and drink, and Mrs Moore of Drinkwater... Read more »

Pledging our commitment to becoming dementia friendly

Together with the Newport Care and Repair Agency, we have this week launched our commitment to becoming dementia friendly organisations at an event held at our Exchange House office. When a person with dementia finds that their mental abilities are declining,... Read more »

Derwen awarded funding for Digital Inclusion project

The Millennium Stadium Charitable Trust have awarded Derwen £2200 worth of funding to develop a project that will... Read more »

Talented gardeners recognised at In Bloom 2016

Our annual gardening competition is always a highlight in our calendars and this year the ‘In Bloom’ entries were... Read more »

Update – Gaer Homes and Community Hub

It’s now been 27 weeks since WRW Construction Ltd started to build the first Derwen scheme at the... Read more »

Celebrating Older Persons Day

We celebrate Older Persons Day on 1st October by catching up with residents who make a huge positive difference... Read more »

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