HUG goes to Wrexham

Wrexham Council took delivery of a few HUG by LAUGH® to be distributed to people living with dementia, in the community. In a launch event on Wednesday, organised by Wrexham Borough Council, Adult Social Care Commissioning Team, Cathy shared the story behind HUG and presented a number of HUGs to the team.

HUG by LAUGH® goes to Wrexham

Finalist in the National Dementia Care Awards 2018

HUG by LAUGH® has been selected for the final in the Outstanding Dementia Care Product 2018 category at the National Dementia Care Awards 2018.

HUG by LAUGH® was nominated by staff from Llys Y Seren, Pobl: Gwalia Care & Support in Port Talbot.

Professor Treadaway said: “We are delighted to have been nominated for this award and to have reached the finals of the competition. The design for HUG was developed from our AHRC research partnership with Pobl Gwalia Care and Support and we acknowledge the important support of residents, staff and management that enabled the design research to take place.”

Read more about the awards here.