Save Elderly Care in the Rhondda / Achubwch Gofal i'r Henoed yn y Rhondda

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Care for the elderly is under threat. Please sign the petition // Mae gofal i'r henoed dan fygythiad. Arwyddwch y ddeiseb 

We, the undersigned call on Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council to halt their proposals to reduce the number of Council-run Residential Care Homes and Day Centres.  The Council's plan to "modernise" care for the elderly by transferring it to the private sector is unacceptable and is out of accord with the principle of a publicly funded Health and Social Care Service.

We further call on the Welsh Government to implement a Wales wide care strategy for the elderly to ensure that the standard of care is not determined by where you happen to live. 

Rydym ni sydd wedi arwyddo isod yn galw ar Gyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Rhondda Cynon Taf i roi’r gorau i’r bwriad o leihau’r nifer o Gartrefi Gofal a Chanolfannau Dydd. Mae cynllun y cyngor i ‘foderneiddio’ gofal i’r henoed trwy ei drosglwyddo i’r sector breifat yn annerbyniol ac yn groes i’r egwyddor o wasanaeth iechyd a gofal wedi ei ariannu’n gyhoeddus.

Rydym bellach yn galw ar Lywodraeth Cymru i gyflwyno strategaeth Genedlaethol o ofal i’r henoed i sicrhau nad mater o lwc eich lleoliad sy’n penderfynu safon y gofal. 

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  • Rob H Summerhill
    signed 2019-03-04 19:16:28 +0000
  • Stuart Flitcroft
    signed 2019-03-04 18:40:30 +0000
  • Graham Carbis
    signed 2019-03-04 17:59:42 +0000
  • Jeremi Cockram
    signed 2019-03-04 17:57:19 +0000
  • Cerith Griffiths
    signed 2019-03-04 17:54:03 +0000
  • Helen Bundy
    signed 2019-03-04 17:28:21 +0000
    Helen Bundy
  • Cecilia Pye
    signed 2019-03-01 13:35:11 +0000
    I attend Tonyrefail day centre three days a week. I feel part of a community there, where I am encouraged to socialise by chatting, joining in games, playing bingo, knitting and sewing. I enjoy the lovely freshly-cooked traditional lunches and cakes I get there. The staff at the centre are wonderful, they treat me as a friend not just a ‘service user’. At Christmas, they held raffles, put on special lunches and entertainment, and even got Father Christmas to visit :-) Every special occasion throughout the year (like St Valentine’s and St David’s Days) is marked in one way or another. RCT should hold Tonyrefail day centre up as a shining example of what community care, involvement, and support is all about – and make such centres available to many more who need them, not fewer! (As I have quite severe dementia, this post has been written by a relative who knows just how much the centre has meant to me over the past year.)
  • Geraint Evans
    signed 2019-03-01 12:56:04 +0000
  • Robert Williams
    signed via 2019-02-28 18:25:19 +0000
    Keep the good work going
  • Brinley Merrett
    signed 2019-02-26 16:26:08 +0000
  • Nicola Evans
    signed 2019-02-26 08:27:14 +0000
    We need a care home built in the Rhondda fach
  • Julie Lukic
    signed 2019-02-26 07:45:05 +0000
  • Julie Winnett
    signed 2019-02-26 07:40:26 +0000
    julie winnett
  • Janet Fulcher
    signed 2019-02-21 16:03:41 +0000
    JANET FULCHER
  • Elwyn Williams
    signed 2019-02-19 22:42:11 +0000
    Forgotten valley they don’t seem to want us hear
  • Alison Jones
    signed 2019-02-19 22:41:56 +0000
  • Christina Hart
    signed 2019-02-19 20:14:11 +0000
    If they wanted to save FERNDALE home for elderly they could, as there is plenty of free space to help convert the bedrooms for ensuite, plus this is only home in the Rhondda fach valley, it will be awful to see it close as many of the residents are from this valley and would love to stay in the vicinity.
  • Terry Roberts
    signed 2019-02-19 17:27:58 +0000
    TERRY ROBERTS
  • meryl fear
    signed 2019-02-18 18:26:46 +0000
    If rct plant to build new care home facilities please don’t forget the people who live in upper rhondda fach they need these services to, we are always the forgotten valley.x
  • Lynne Protheroe
    signed 2019-02-18 17:47:50 +0000
  • Jo Nelson
    signed 2019-02-18 12:19:38 +0000
  • Rhs
    @RSummerhill tweeted link to this page. 2019-02-17 23:50:18 +0000
    Sign the petition: Save Elderly Care in the Rhondda / Achubwch Gofal i'r Henoed yn y Rhondda https://www.leannerhondda.wales/elderly_henoed?recruiter_id=22530
  • Rhs
    signed 2019-02-17 23:50:10 +0000
  • Geraint john Hemming
    signed 2019-02-17 20:01:29 +0000
  • Lisa Britton
    signed 2019-02-17 15:20:53 +0000
  • Glynda Mills
    signed 2019-02-17 15:15:45 +0000
  • Lorraine Carter
    signed 2019-02-17 14:55:28 +0000
  • Lianne Rees
    signed 2019-02-17 12:51:45 +0000
  • Jodie Pearson
    signed 2019-02-17 11:06:55 +0000
  • Meleri Mair
    signed 2019-02-17 10:42:39 +0000

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