Prof Cathy Treadaway (lead for the EMPOWERED project at Cardiff Metropolitan University) and Jackie Pool (Sunrise Senior Living, Director of Memory Care) were interviewed on BBC Radio Wales breakfast show on Thursday 31st October 2019. They talked about HUG and shared insights on the initial findings of the HUG trial at Sunrise of Cardiff. You can catch up with the interview on BBC Sounds here. Listen from 1hr : 43 mins.
HUG on the TV – BBC Wales News
The full report about HUG from BBC reporter Colette Hume, was today shown on the BBC Wales Breakfast, Lunchtime and Evening news. Watch the longer version of the film here, on BBC iPlayer, from 22min 30sec.
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.