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25th February 2010

Conwy and Flintshire councils propose care fee increases

Care Forum Wales has been notified that Conwy Council has recommended a fee increase of 2% across the board and that Flintshire Council has recommended a fee increase of 1% for care homes and domici.. read more »

24th February 2010

Saga moves into home care market

The company best-known for providing cruises and personal finance for the over-50s is moving into the domiciliary care for the elderly market. Following a successfu.. read more »

23rd February 2010

Adult social care consultation open to all on March 29

Diary marker: Adult Social Care Consultation 29 March 2010, Cardiff The Law Commission is reviewing Adult Social Care law and is seeking opinions on its proposals, which are due to be publi.. read more »

19th February 2010

Dignity in Action Workshops for Social Care Practitioners

Dignity in Care Workshops – Academy of Care Practitioners A number of events for social care practitioners funded by the Welsh Assembly Government. 9th March – Swansea 10th Ma.. read more »

10th February 2010

Carers to get recognition and support under WAG proposals

Wales’ estimated 350,000 unpaid carers are to get greater support and recognition under new proposals from the Welsh Assembly Government. The Carers Measure will mean NHS a.. read more »

10th February 2010

Executive summary of the Dementia 2010 Report published today by Alzheimer's Research Trust

Dementia affects 820,000, costing the UK £23 billion each year – Alzheimer’s Research Trust study A major new Alzheimer’s Research Trust commissioned University of Oxford .. read more »

3rd February 2010

Chance to win £1,000 and celebrate with us at Wales Care Awards 2010

The Wales Care Awards 2010 will take place at City Hall, Cardiff on Friday October 29. Nominations are now invited for social care workers from across Wales, including care practitioners, nurses.. read more »

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