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14th April 2021

Wales Care Awards 2021 - To be cancelled

Care Forum Wales has decided that our priority has to be the safety and wellbeing of all involved with making the awards happen and it is with regret that we will have to postpone the Wales Care Awa.. read more »

29th October 2020

Shield Social Care / Save Lives this Winter

Care Forum Wales has launched a new drive to re-energize it’s campaign to Shield Social Care / Save Lives this Winter. At the heart of the campaign is the call for the testing shambles to be s.. read more »

23rd September 2018

Welsh Government issues toolkit to establish cost of care homes for older people

Welsh Government has published its much awaited toolkit for setting care fees 'Lets Agree to Agree' - Toolkit for Commissioners and Providers to Agree Costs of Residential Care for Older People.. read more »

24th May 2018

Care Forum Wales - updated Privacy Policy

Care Forum Wales is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. Care Forum Wales is a not for profit membership organisation where members have agreed and subscri.. read more »

29th November 2017

November 2017: Wales Care Awards winners celebrate receiving social care 'Oscars' at Cardiff ceremony

The 15th annual Wales Care Awards took place in Cardiff on November 17 with the winners celebrating in style at City Hall in Cardiff. Scroll down for the full list of Wales Care Awards 2017 WINNERS.. read more »

3rd November 2017

Care Forum Wales welcomes new Social Care Minister, Huw Irranca-Davies

Today's Welsh Government reshuffle gives us a new Minister for Children & Social Care - Huw Irranca-Davies, the Assembly Member for Ogmore. One of our members Anwen Care Home in his constituency.. read more »

16th October 2017

CSSIW guidance on RISCA changes issued

Providers have until November 15 to complete their online SASS as the first step in the transition process of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 which will come into effec.. read more »

16th October 2017

Welsh government commissions expert to look at fee-setting

The Welsh Government has commissioned Professor John Bolton (pictured) to work on a framework for local authority / local health board fee-setting issues. If anyone with experience of fee negotiatio.. read more »

13th October 2017

CMA care homes investigation – share your views by Oct 30

CFW is encouraging members to share their views* with the Competition and Markets Authority as part of its ongoing investigation into care homes. The survey, which focuses on your business practice.. read more »

13th October 2017

Overseas nurses – language test revamp

An alternative language test to check foreign nurses’ communication skills could occur “within weeks” following an “overwhelmingly positive” response to a consultation .. read more »



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