Welcome to the Penderi Cluster Community Health and Wellbeing online hub.
This information hub brings together a comprehensive range of information, self-help guides, and ways to access help and support. It is designed to help everyone in the community to access useful health and well-being information.
What are clusters?
“A cluster brings together all local services involved in health and care across a geographical area, typically serving a population between 25,000 and 100,000. Working as a cluster ensures care is better co-ordinated to promote the wellbeing of individuals and communities.
The Penderi Cluster covers the areas of: Blaen y Maes, Portmead, Treboeth, Fforestfach, Ravenhill, Brynhyfryd, Manselton, Gendros, Penlan, Cwmdu and Waun Wen.
Penderi has the smallest land area but the highest population density of the other cluster areas in Swansea. (3,478 people per square kilometre). The cluster serves about 38,000 population.
The Penderi Cluster is one of 8 local Cluster Collaboratives in Swansea Bay University Health Board. The Cluster is made up of a range of partners from health, social care and the third sector. Partners includes; GPs, Community Pharmacists, Dentists, Opticians, the Voluntary Sector, community services and mental health service professionals.
Penderi Cluster plan
- Prevent ill health enabling people to keep themselves well and independent for as long as possible.
- Develop the range and quality of services that are provided in the community.
- Ensure services provided by a wide range of health and social care professionals in the community are better coordinated to local needs.
- Improve communication and information sharing between different health, social care, and voluntary sector professionals.
- Facilitate closer working between community-based and hospital services, ensuring patients receive a smooth and safe transition from hospital services to community-based services and vice versa.
Key links are frequently forged with other partners such as Social Housing, Health of Homeless and Vulnerable Groups Forum, Supporting People, South Wales Police, Fire Service, and Schools and Colleges.