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7th August 2016

Abergavenny care provider goes for gold and wins Investors in People award

A South Wales and borders domestic care provider has seen its Abergavenny branch win a prestigious gold Investors In People (IIP) Award. Q Care provides personal care, domestic servi.. read more »

22nd July 2016

CFW member hosts new social services minister's first care home visit

The new minister for social services and public health, Rebecca Evans, chose CFW member St Nicholas House in Churchstoke, Powys, for her first visit to a care home since taking up her new role. Ms .. read more »

4th July 2016

Boxing legend Ronnie reunited with world champion protégé at Cardiff care home 

A boxing champion turned trainer who coached three world champions and inspired dozens of young boxers to reach for the top has been reunited with the local legend he steered to world title glory. .. read more »

27th June 2016

Chinese officials visit Barry care home to learn about social care practice in Wales

On June 24 a party of officials from Chongqing in South West China visited Care Forum Wales care home College Fields in Barry (pictured below). The visit was organised by the Welsh Govern.. read more »

22nd June 2016

Pontypool care home wins praise for on-site vintage tea room

Residents at a Pontypool care home are embracing café culture with daily cappuccinos and cupcakes following the launch of its on-site vintage tearooms.  Luxury coffee, speciality teas, .. read more »

6th June 2016

Capel Grange, Newport: Manager shortlisted for NHS Award after completing IQT Silver programme

A manager at a Newport care home is helping raise nursing standards in social care after completing a ground-breaking training programme that has just been shortlisted for an NHS Wales Award.Ed.. read more »

23rd May 2016

Innovative approach to care wins plaudits for North Wales care home

Care home residents are enjoying a touch of glamour thanks to a professional nail bar at the Pen-y-Bryn care home in Bagillt, Flintshire – part of an innovative approach to help the home's res.. read more »

6th May 2016

Care homes turn into polling stations to allow residents easy access to vote

Residents at two South Wales care homes doubled up as polling stations for the Welsh Assembly Elections on May 5 enabling 150 residents to vote in the comfort of their own living room.The loung.. read more »

29th April 2016

Care home's investment in gym facilities is a hit with residents

Hengoed Court Care Home in Swansea, a member of Care Forum Wales, has invested £25,000 in transforming two unused rooms into “high street style” gyms to promote wellbeing among res.. read more »

18th March 2016

Swansea care home's nature park recreates memories of feeding the ducks for residents

A Swansea care home is transforming a piece of waste ground into a nine-acre nature park. The £100,000 project at Hengoed Court & Hengoed Park Care Home, a Care Forum Wales member, has bee.. read more »



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