From Wear and Tear to Disrepair


New Report: From Wear and Tear to Disrepair

Significant disrepair in Welsh homes is impacting the health of older vulnerable people and not being resolved.


Care & Repair Cymru Wins Top UK Health Award

Following a rigorous selection and assessment process, Care & Repair Cymru was chosen from more than 500 charities across the UK.

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Senedd Comittee Recommends Care & Repair’s Safety-Net Grant

The Housing and Local Government Committee have praised the work of Care & Repair.


Scams Warning for Older People in Wales

Rogue builders taking advantage of soaring energy bills.


Welsh Government Recognise the Importance of Home Adaptations Hospital Discharge

The Welsh Government has published its updated hospital discharge guidance.

Chris Jones


A Year of Relentless Challenges – A Message From Our Chief Executive

2023 has been a year of relentless challenges for our vulnerable older loved ones. We’ve witnessed historically high inflation and […]


Blog: A Day in the Life of a Mamwlad Caseworker

The Mamwlad Project supports older people in the farming community in Powys to stay living at home safely and independently […]


Managing Better: Collaboration with RNIB Cymru

In this guest post, valued Care & Repair partner RNIB Cymru share about the power of collaboration in transforming lives. […]


Blog: A Day as a Hospital to a Healthier Home Caseworker

Gethyn Peploe works for Care & Repair Newport as a Hospital to a Healthier Home Caseworker. He arranges repairs and […]


Adapting Pauline’s Home after Sight Loss

 Theresa Davies is a Managing Better Caseworker for Care & Repair. She is based in the Blaenau Gwent and […]


Gift Box Appeal 2023: We Need You!

For many people, Christmas can be the most wonderful time of the year. But it can also be a difficult […]


Keeping Dai in the Community and Home He Loves

His health is starting to fail, but he doesn’t want to move away from the home and community he loves.


Euronwydd’s Story: “They didn’t expect me to last the night.”

Euronwydd tells the story of her horrific fall at home in North Conelly, near Bridgend, two years ago.

Anthony at home


Anthony’s Story: “They have really made my home a safer place.”

Anthony shares his experiences of how Care & Repair has helped him.


WATCH: National News Coverage for Care & Repair’s Safety Net Grant Ask 

 Following the publication of our ‘State of Older People’s Housing in Wales’ report in January 2023, Care & Repair […]


Senedd Committee Supports Care & Repair’s Ask for Annual Housing Survey

Care & Repair Cymru welcomes the Local Government and Housing Committee’s long-awaited report into the Right to Adequate Housing. Having […]

Senedd Debate Chamber


Senedd Support for a Care & Repair Safety-Net Grant for Housing Disrepair

On 28th June 2023, Mabon ap Gwynfor MS, the Plaid Cymru Housing, Health and Social Care Spokesperson, hosted a short […]


How a Free Healthy Homes Check Can Help You

Sandra Davies is a Care & Repair Caseworker covering the Swansea and Neath Port Talbot area. She visits older people […]


Managing Better Project: Year in Review

The last 12 months have been the most successful since the Managing Better service began. Last year, Managing Better helped […]


Care & Repair’s Hospital to a Healthier Home Service Helps Record Number of People

The service sped up the safe hospital discharge of 4,302 patients in the last 12 months.


Care & Repair Attend Spring Party Conferences 

For the first time in over three years, Care & Repair went on the road to the Spring Welsh Political Party Conferences.


New Report: Lessons Learnt from Tackling Fuel Poverty in Wales

A new report that explores the successes and lessons learnt from two and a half years of tackling fuel poverty in Wales.

Jonathan's story - Hospital to home


Jonathan’s Story: Finding Confidence and Independence Again

“The practical aids in the home have really helped my independence, and I am now whizzing up and down my stairs and showering with confidence.”


Care & Repair’s Award-Winning Fuel Poverty Service Ends

The 70+ Cymru Project ran from 2021-2023 and was the only Wales-wide project of its kind.


Care & Repair Supports the Right to Adequate Housing

Care & Repair Cymru were invited to give evidence to the Senedd in support of the Right to Adequate Housing in Wales.

The 70+ Cymru team at the Wales Energy Efficiency Awards 2023


Care & Repair’s Work to Tackle Fuel Poverty Wins Award

We have been named Vulnerable Customer Support Organisation of the Year, at the Wales Energy Efficiency Awards 2023.

How we helped Barbara - Case Study


Barbara: “I feel more secure now the work has been done”

At 76 years old and after having two strokes, Barbara was unable to maintain her home.


Q&A With Care & Repair Cymru’s Chair of Trustees

"I have always, since a young child, got on well with older people. Perhaps it was because I found them interesting, and they would listen to me."

Hospital to a Healthier Home Report 2022


New Report: 10,000 patients helped through Hospital to a Healthier Home

This new report highlights the crucial role that the project plays in hospitals in Wales.

Welsh housing awards 2022 prize


Care & Repair Wins Welsh Housing Award

Care & Repair’s Hospital to a Healthier Home service is one of this year’s winners at the Welsh Housing Awards […]

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