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23rd December 2010

Vital care home services saved by landmark legal ruling

A Welsh council is being forced to recalculate the fees it pays to four care homes in Pembrokeshire after a landmark legal ruling. At the High Court in Cardiff, a judge said that the way t.. read more »

21st December 2010

Care homes win fees row with Pembrokeshire Council

Four care homes which went to court over the fees Pembrokeshire County Council was paying them for caring for elderly residents have won their case in the High Court in Cardiff today (December 2.. read more »

20th December 2010

Care home fees judgment due tomorrow

THE owners of four care homes which took Pembrokeshire County Council to court following claims over the "chronic underpayment of fees" will hear the outcome of the case tomorrow (Dece.. read more »

20th December 2010

Christmas and New Year Greetings from Care Forum Wales

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18th December 2010

Elderly and vulnerable should get flu jabs now, says Public Health Wales

Following a recent rise in seasonal flu rates Public Health Wales has issued a warning that people in at-risk groups should get their flu jabs. In the last week, cases of confirmed se.. read more »

16th December 2010

Decision anticpated on fees row

A DECISION on the fees row affecting four Pembrokeshire care homes is expected at the High Court in Cardiff today.The owners of four Pembrokeshire care homes are challenging what they claim is .. read more »

16th December 2010

Information: Severe winter weather - information websites

As the severe weather continues, here is the link to information for Wales on keeping well this winter: Keep Well This Winter: read more »

15th December 2010

Calling shining examples of social care teams for 2011 awards

A Time To Shine - Launch of Social Care Accolades 2011 The search is now on for high performing teams and organisations in the Welsh social care sector to have their work recognised by ente.. read more »

15th December 2010

Consultation - Charging for Homecare and Other Non-Residential Social Services

Changes are planned to introduce more consistency in local council’s charging for homecare and other non-residential social services. A government consultation is seeking views on&nb.. read more »

15th December 2010

Press notice: Social Work Reform Board report

The Social Work Reform Board (SWRB) today set out to social workers what working conditions they should expect from their employers, as they published proposals to put social workers on a greate.. read more »



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