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28th June 2011

Elderly care crisis 'to get much worse' warns Radio 4 programme File On 4 today

The government is set to begin a major review of the funding of elderly care in England. But in the face of massive financial pressures and an increasingly elderly population, what is going to .. read more »

28th June 2011

Learn about the Renewable Heat Incentive and modern wood heating

Cool Heating Learn about the Renewable Heat Incentive and modern wood heating Learn how to save thousands on your heating bills.  This government scheme should be of interest to all&.. read more »

27th June 2011

Elderly care in spotlight on Radio 4 tomorrow

A Radio 4 documentary, File On 4, is set to tackle the controversial subject of elderly care in its latest programme on Radio 4 tomorrow night (Tuesday, June 28). Care Forum Wales was among .. read more »

17th June 2011

Funding boost to help older people remain at home

It has been announced by Huw Lewis, Minister for Housing, Regeneration and Heritage that the Care & Repair movement in Wales is to receive new funding of £1.5 million for Independent Livi.. read more »

15th June 2011

Wards to be spot-checked for dignified care of elderly

UNANNOUNCED spot-checks are to be used to assess whether older patients are being treated with dignity on Welsh hospital wards. Health Minister, Lesley Griffiths, today charged Hea.. read more »

15th June 2011

£2m campaign aims to alter attitudes to mental health in Wales

A MAJOR campaign to tackle stigma and discrimination of people with mental health problems will be launched in Wales today. Three charities – Mind Cymru, Hafal and Gofal â.. read more »

15th June 2011

Deputy Minister pledges continued work to stop elder abuse

Following Health Minister Lesley Griffiths’ announced spot checks to ensure dignity in care, Deputy Minister for Children and Social Services Gwenda Thomas has also expressed a personal c.. read more »

13th June 2011

Deputy Minister shows support for Carers' Week

The theme of Carers’ Week 2011 is ‘The True Face of Carers’.  The campaign aims to find out more about the reality of caring in the UK in 2011: how hard a carer’s.. read more »

8th June 2011

Launch of Nursing Group 'will help staff share best practice' - CFW

TODAY sees the launch of a new initiative from Care Forum Wales (CFW) - the launch of a special interest group for nurses working in the care sector. The new Care Homes Nursing Group kicks .. read more »


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