Wellbeing Coordinators help to connect people with a range of local, non-medical services and community groups. The service recognises that people’s health and wellbeing is affected by a range of social, economic and environmental factors.
What problems can they help with?
- Housing issues – homeless, risk of eviction or maintenance issues
- Financial issues – debt, benefits problems, budgeting support, benefits checks/applications
- Lonely or isolated – not seeing anyone, befriending
- Mental health – e.g. low level anxiety/depression
- Domestic abuse
- Caring responsibilities
- Looking for community groups/activities
- Food Bank vouchers
- Accessing specialist services and support e.g. health conditions, education, training, volunteering and family issues.
What problems can’t they help with?
- Moderate/severe mental health issues/mental health crisis
- Patients needing medical advice or assistance.
How to access the service?
Patients can self refer by calling or emailing the Wellbeing Coordinators directly using the phone numbers or email addresses below dependent on the surgery they are registered with. A GP or other health professional can also refer a patient to the Wellbeing Coordinators.
Patients will be welcomed by the Wellbeing Coordinators and offered a telephone consultation. Face to face consultations may be offered depending on safety.
Katy covers the following surgeries: Park Lane Surgery, Cwm Gwyrdd Medical Centre, Maerdy/Ferndale Surgery, Tylorstown Surgery.
Katy’s Mobile: 07515 166 024
Katy’s Email: [email protected]
Lisa covers the following surgeries: Forest View Medical Centre, De Winton Field Practice, St David’s Street Surgery, Llwynypia Surgery.
Lisa’s Mobile: 07340 708 285
Lisa’s Email: [email protected]
Melanie covers the following surgeries: Forest View Medical Centre, Penygraig Surgery, Pont Newydd Medical Centre, St Andrew’s.
Melanie’s Mobile: 07515 166 036
Melanie’s Email: [email protected]
You can find out more by visiting the
- Rhondda Wellbeing Coordinators Facebook page:
- Interlink’s website:
Dewis Cymru is the place for information about well-being in Wales. Their website has information that can help you think about what matters to you, along with information about local organisations and services.