In order to make change it helps to understand where you are now. The Wellbeing Planner works with clients to uncover the issues they face.


The Wellbeing Planner can provide you with a framework to ensure that your discovery process generates robust evidence to capture where you are now - to help with future planning. Fundamental to that process is ensuring that you, the client, remain at the core of the process.

Exploration of the Foundational Economy in Blaenau Gwent

Facilitated an online workshop for officers from four large Registered Social Landlords and the Local Authority to explore and nominate task and finish groups to develop the Foundational Economy in the area.

Appreciative Inquiry of Mental Health Services in Conwy

Facilitated an appreciative inquiry into the Mental Health Services in Conwy in order to shape the commissioning framework for future services. 

For a copy of the report contact the Wellbeing Planner direct.

Visitor Pressure and Climate Change Seminar

Facilitated a two day seminar for members and representatives of designated landscapes in Wales.


For a copy of the report visit the publications page.  For discussion about the project, please contact the Wellbeing Planner direct.

Appreciative Inquiry of Dementia Services

Facilitated an appreciative inquiry into the Dementia Support Service Managed by Carers Trust North Wales.  Current participants and stakeholders shared their insights in order to shape the future development of the service. 

Discovering Community Wellbeing Interventions in Conwy and Denbighshire

Facilitated a workshop for Conwy and Denbighshire Public Service Board to identify community based wellbeing interventions. 

For a copy of the report contact the Wellbeing Planner direct.

Programme Development

Making Sense of Food by using individual experiences to transform the way healthy food is provided and consumed in communities across the Vale of Glamorgan.

Understanding Climate Change

Project managed the planning and delivery of a workshop for Natural Resources Wales on the Risks and Impact of Climate Change in Gwynedd and Anglesey on behalf of the Gwynedd and Anglesey Public Service Boards.

Organisational Development and Evaluation

Reviewing Cardiff and the Vale Action for Mental Health's Pave the Way project by collecting on participant feedback.

Accelerated Learning Review

Carried out an accelerated review for Cooperative Wales on their Care to Cooperate Programme to capture the learning about the project from the first eighteen months of practical delivery. 

Project lead researching the attitudes of parents and staff on using the outdoors to increase physical activity levels in young children in childcare settings for Bridgend County Borough Council Rural Development Plan Local Action Group.  

For a copy of the stakeholder feedback leaflet click here

For a copy of the full report click here.

Evaluation Support

Supported Cardiff and the Vale Action for Mental Health to develop a Theory of Change for their Pave the Way Project 

Staff and User Engagement

Working with a number of Welsh Government Departments to facilitate engagement events with staff and service users.

Evaluation Support

Worked with key individuals, the Wellbeing Planner developed a Theory of Change for Food Cardiff's Summer Holiday Enrichment Programme.

Research Fieldworker

Carried out fieldwork mapping the provision of Speech Language and Communications Support for learners on behalf of the Welsh Government. 

Research Fieldworker

Trailed the Wales Cancer Patient Experience Survey for the Welsh Government and Macmillan Cancer Support. 


Developed a rapid prospective Health Impact Assessment process for MENCAP Cymru so that they can better understand how their client group is affected by local authority changes to social care services.

Research Fieldworker

Carried out fieldwork exploring how people access funding from their local authorities to meet their health and social care needs - as part of a report for Citizens Advice. 

Service Evaluation

Led on the evaluation of the ways in which public and voluntary sector services use older people's views when commissioning local services - with a particular focus on services that reduce isolation and loneliness in the over 65s in Rhondda Cynon Taf. 

Research Fieldworker

Carried out field work for the People and Work Unit including; a report to Welsh Government on teacher training for Special Educational Needs; the priorities for a voluntary sector Carers Network; arrangements for post 16/18 transition for young people with learning difficulties; and the Youth Engagement and Progression Framework.

Programme Wellbeing Assessment

Carried out a Wales wide survey into the individual wellbeing and community benefits of Arts Council of Wales venues and exhibitions across Wales. Also produced a series of best practice case studies.  These studies are being used to challenge organisational dialogues about the role of ACW funded venues in promoting wellbeing in Wales.

Community Wellbeing Assessment

Completed a Wellbeing Assessment of two Community Based Natural Resource Management projects in North West Namibia as part of a joint WWF and University of Bath project. This will inform WWF's future plans for taking this landmark project forward.

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