"Thank you to my advocates"

About: Advocacy Support Cymru Llandough Hospital

(as the patient),

big thanks to Theresa and Claire

I just do not know what I would have done without my two angels, I prayed every day and what a miracle you came along and gave me hope. I was scared of what would happen to me. I thought I would die. Confined to the psychiatric hospital for life for me. I was telling the truth. I did not know why I was in hospital until the 8th week, You believed me and gave me moral support and the right information about being held against my will. What a shock to someone my age 80 years old. I did not know anyone in wales.

I was so alone until you both came along, you gave me hope I felt you were on my side. I was held for 28 days on section 2, this was again confusing to be held for that amount of time. After the tribunal of 2 days, I was released. I would never want my ordeal to happen to anyone else. So call for the special angels and they will always help. Will never forget you. God bless you always

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Response from Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

‘We are pleased to hear that you felt supported and listened to during your hospital stay, and that the nursing staff were able to offer reassurance and compassion during this time. We wish you well for your ongoing recovery.'