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19th April 2010

DVD for dementia sufferers being developed

A company that developed a specialist range of books for dementia sufferers is planning to launch a thought-provoking DVD aimed at care home residents. Pictures To Sh.. read more »

15th April 2010

Having Alzheimer's needn't mean poor of quality life, report finds

A report issued today (April 15, 2010) has found that people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s can still achieve a good quality of life. The report, My Name Is Not Dementia, pu.. read more »

1st April 2010

Fairer way to pay for care needed, says Deputy Social Services Minister

After the White Paper was published by the Department of Health this week (see, Gwenda Thomas, the Assembly Government’s Deputy Minister for Social Services,.. read more »

1st April 2010

Adult protection arrangements to be reviewed

CSSIW has issued an overview of adult protection in social care in Wales, which alongside a separate report on the NHS has found that local authorities are making good progress on adult protection b.. read more »

1st April 2010

Review will look at how UK handled swine flu

A strategic and independent review of the UK response to swine flu was announced today by the Government. Dame Deirdre Hine, a former Welsh Chief Medical Officer, will chair the independent review t.. read more »

1st April 2010

Training: Skills for Care and Development relicenced

Skills for Care and Development has been relicensed as the Sector Skills Council covering social care, children, early years and young people’s workforces in the UK. The decision was announce.. read more »

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