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    23rd February 2011

    Appointments to the Care Council for Wales

    Three members have been re-appointed to the Care Council for Wales (CCW), the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Gwenda Thomas has announced. The Care Council for Wales is responsible.. read more »

    18th February 2011

    Assembly social services plan welcomed by Care Forum Wales' chief executive

    Mario Kreft, chief executive of Care Forum Wales, has welcomed the Welsh Assembly Government's proposals which will see councils team up in future to deliver social care. Speaking to the We.. read more »

    17th February 2011

    New social care blueprint is victory for common sense

    A new blueprint for looking after vulnerable people and children in Wales has been hailed as a victory for common sense.  To download the guidance click here. The Welsh Assembly Govern.. read more »

    9th February 2011

    Increase Alzheimer's funding or face 'catastrophe' warning

    Britain faces a “dementia catastrophe” unless Alzheimer’s is tackled with the same 'aggression' deployed in the fight against Aids, charities have warned today (Feb 9). .. read more »

    7th February 2011

    WAG calls for providers to join web-based care-planning system

    The Welsh Assembly Government is calling for care providers to sign up for its free online 'care needs projection system'. It wants providers to sign up for the web-based system (called 'Da.. read more »

    4th February 2011

    Community Care Survey - for CFW members

    Dear member, CFW is working with Community Care magazine to uncover the true effects of cuts in council budgets on social care providers and their clients. We need your help. Comm.. read more »

    3rd February 2011

    Have your say on councils' homecare charges

    The Welsh Assembly Government is seeking your views on changes to the way local councils charge for their homecare and other non-residential services. The aim is to introduce more co.. read more »

    3rd February 2011

    Pembrokeshire care home ruling 'to cost council £1.5m'

    Latest news from BBC Wales website regarding Pembrokeshire Judicial Review: Further details to follow. read more »

    3rd February 2011

    Pembrokeshire care homes ruling 'to cost council £1.5m'

    Pembrokehsire County Council says a December court judgement ordering it to pay higher fees to around 30 private care homes will cost it an extra £1.5m this year. The High Court told .. read more »

    2nd February 2011

    Get your entries in for social care 'Oscars'

      It's not just the awards season in Hollywood - Welsh care providers, teams and individuals are being urged to submit their entries for the Care Council for Wales' bi-annual awards, the.. read more »



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