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Jess Powell a member of the My Mates group said ‘A Great night! ’ Andrew Price added ‘What a thoroughly enjoyable night, great company, great food and a fantastic band!
I enjoyed time with my mates’ while Stephen Jones said ‘The Ball was amazing! The atmosphere was amazing, I met people I didn’t know before.’ Some members are supported by their own personal support workers, Alyson Ryan, supported some of the members to attend the event said: ‘Outstanding, Wonderful and Magical is the best way to describe the evening.
My Mates is a new friendship scheme that has been set up to help people with disabilities establish new friendships and maybe even closer relationships.
The scheme was developed to meet demand from people who utilise the My Day My Life service.
Credit where it’s due, in all the years I’ve supported people this is the first time I’ve supported people to an event like this. ’ Cabinet Member for Social Care, Safeguarding and Health said: ‘The My Mates initiate is growing from strength to strength, it is so important that everyone has the opportunity to make new friendships and relationships.
The team provide unique support whist still enabling the members to become more and more independent.
The most recent event was the Christmas Glitter Ball at the Celtic Manor, Thursday December 15.
Budgeting is an important skill to acquire and by managing their money – with the help of the team this scheme aids independent living.The My Mates scheme helps develop friendships, wider networks and supports people to have close personal relationships.The friendship scheme has many benefits in enabling people who sometimes feel isolated to live a more fulfilled life.It was a brilliant opportunity for members to put on their sparkles and suits and have fun!
The members had an amazing time and just proved how My Mates has made a difference to their lives.So, if you have a friend, uncle, aunt, mother or father in this situation why not tell them about this site?