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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board Recovery Partnership

Hafal and Diverse Cymru have come together to work in direct partnership with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) to support service users across Gwent in their transition from secondary care back into the community. Hafal and Diverse Cymru Recovery Workers will be embedded within multi-disciplinary mental health teams working closely with team members to ensure that service users are fully supported into the next stage of their personal recovery journey.

The service is available Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm and will respond flexibly to both client need and service demand, providing services in the evenings and/or weekends where appropriate.

Diverse Cymru Joint Chief Executive Zoe King said: “It’s a pleasure to work closely with Hafal and ABUHB to deliver meaningful support to those who need it most, and to help them progress through the next steps of recovery.”   

Recovery Workers will provide 1:2:1 and group support. The role of the Recovery Worker is to…

  • Support service users following the ending of a regular interface with NHS services.
  • Provide tailored, recovery focused and time limited support (8-12 weeks).
  • Enable service users to engage in and sustain mainstream activities, in community
  • Partnership work with a wide range of community groups and
  • Promote recovery and community
  • Empower service users to achieve their own goals
Self-management courses

To help individuals achieve their goals, with a range of self-management courses, including:

  • Hafal’s Recovery Plan
  • Anxiety Management
  • Confidence Building
  • Healthy Eating
  • Creating Positive Memories
  • Stress Management
  • Developing Personal Outcomes
  • Assertiveness
  • Accessing the community
  • A Keeping Well Plan

To get in touch about this service, please email Diverse Cymru at info@diverse.cymru, or contact us on 029 2036 8888, or contact Hafal at chloe.meyrick@hafal.org.