People with a learning disability have worse health and live shorter lives than other people in Wales.

We want this to change.

This conference will looked at health issues for people with a learning disability and how we can make things better.

Love your health included workshops and speakers on a range of topics for people with a learning disability, parents and carers, and those that commission and provide services.

Speakers included:

  • Paul Ridd Foundation
  • Public Health Wales
  • Swansea People First
  • Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
  • Derwen College

Workshops included:

  • Care bundles – Mencap Cymru
  • Dental health – Aneurin Bevan Health Board
  • Zumba – Canolfan Padarn
  • Shape up for 2017 – Cartrefi Cymru
  • Hearing loss – Aneurin Bevan Health Board
  • Sight loss – Sense Cymru
  • STOMP Project: medication – Dimensions
  • Health screening – Public Health Wales
  • Boccia – Disability Sport Wales
  • Mental health – Aneurin Bevan Health Board
  • After crisis support – Mirus
  • Death and dying – Marie Curie
  • 999 and other services – Welsh Ambulance Service