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27th October 2016

Charity memory walk a great success

Hundreds of people took part in a memory walk in Llandudno to raise money for Alzhiemers UK – an event hosted by Home Instead Senior Care for Conwy and Denbighshire. The event, which took pla.. read more »

25th October 2016

Thank you message from Mario

Care Forum Wales chair Mario Kreft has issued a thank you message to all members for another successful Wales Care Awards, which took place on October 21 at Cardiff's City Hall. Here is the message .. read more »

14th October 2016

Sensory garden opened in memory of much-loved resident

A new 'sensory garden' which creates a calming atmosphere for dementia sufferers has opened in memory of a much-loved care home resident, Violet Vaughan who died in March this year, pictured. Ysgub.. read more »

14th October 2016

Book now for workshops on the Well-being of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015

Care Forum Wales members have been invited to attend one of a number of workshop events held across the country to emphasise the importance of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. .. read more »

14th October 2016

CFW members invited to attend focus groups

Care Forum Wales members are being invited to attend focus groups for a review of the Social Care Induction Framework (SCIF) and the core content of a new suite of qualifications that is being devel.. read more »

11th October 2016

Merthyr care home unveils £800k refurbishment

Greenhill Manor care home in Merthyr Tydfil has unveiled a fabulous new £800,000 refurbishment with the help of Merthyr Mayor Margaret Davies and Welsh movie actor Steve Spiers. Among the rev.. read more »

19th September 2016

New tool aimed at care homes developed for use in assessing falls

A new toolkit has been developed for use in care homes when someone has had a fall. It is designed to provide a checklist for clarity when calling for help – and to help decide if it is necess.. read more »

5th September 2016

Care home resident's secret Second World War heroism in Poland revealed

The secret history of a resident at a Pembrokeshire care home was revealed when guests at his funeral heard of his heroism in World War Two in the Warsaw Uprising. John (Janusz) Szuch, .. read more »

31st August 2016

Care Forum Wales' chair warns of 'triple whammy threat' to care services

Care Forum Wales' chair, Marlo Kreft, has been interviewed on the BBC's Good Morning Wales programme following his warnings about the 'triple whammy' hitting care homes and domic.. read more »

11th August 2016

Holyhead care home sets high accommodation standards with married couples' rooms

A care home in Holyhead is bringing back the romance by building a luxurious bridal suite for couples – as well as a fully stocked resident bar for ‘date nights’. The £500,0.. read more »



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