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Older Persons Mental Health - Day Services

What We Do

Older Persons Day Services provide support to individuals living with a diagnosis of dementia living in the community, regardless of age. The aim of the service is to enhance social and mental well-being through positive interaction and meaningful activity. The individual will have access to a multidisciplinary team, therefore reducing the impact of dementia on the person and their families.

Can anyone use this service? 

Patients who attend day service will be required to meet the criteria set for the service to ensure the individuals needs can be met.

A referral will need to be completed and sent directly to the day unit management team, the referral will be screened by the managers prior to an assessment being offered.

What to expect

There is a strong emphasis on maintaining function and ability to carry out everyday tasks. Individuals will be able to engage in occupational activities, whilst enhancing social engagement in a friendly, homely environment.  The day unit has Registered Mental Health Nurses who monitor individual’s mental health as part of the multidisciplinary team.

Contact us

Ty Enfys at Keir Hardie Health Park
Aberdare Road

Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 1BZ
Tel: 01685 721721

Lewis Merthyr Day Unit
Ysbyty George Thomas
Mattie Collins Way
CF42 6LD
Tel: 01443 430022

Tonteg Day Unit
The Common
CF37 4AL
Tel: 01443 443613


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