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31st May 2012

Nurses in social care - new seminar dates announced

Care Forum Wales has organised a series of seminars aimed at nurses working in the social care sector. A meeting is being held in Cardiff on June 13, followed by a North Wales se.. read more »

21st May 2012

New voice for social care heroes

Care Forum Wales has launched a new organisation to look after the army of unsung heroes who provide social care for vulnerable adults and children across Wales. The Academy of Care Pract.. read more »

16th May 2012

Number of older people receiving free care in England falls

  The number of older people in England getting council-funded care has fallen by 11% in the last two years, figures obtained by the Labour party released today (May 16) suggest. The .. read more »

14th May 2012

CFW to launch Academy of Care Practitioners for social care staff

The first body to represent staff in the social care sector is set to be officially launched a week from today in Cardiff Bay on Monday, May 21. The Academy of Care Pract.. read more »

11th May 2012

CFW welcomes fee increases for continuing health care rates

CFW has welcomed an increase in fees by the three Health Boards which were paying continuing health care (CHC) rates below funded nursing care (FNC) rates. CFW’s policy advise.. read more »

10th May 2012

Warning on film licences shown in care homes

A company called the Motion Picture Licensing Company has been contacting care homes offering to sell them a licence to show DVDs and films in communal areas, reports CFW’s senio.. read more »

7th May 2012

Welsh Residential Childcare Conference ‘could become annual event’

Wales’ first residential childcare conference since the Waterhouse Report more than a decade ago was held on April 26 in Cardiff – and the event was hailed such a success it coul.. read more »

7th May 2012

Nurses Forum Workshops

New dates announced for Care Forum Wales Nurses Forum 13th June 2012 - All Nations, Cardiff 4th July 2012 - Conwy Business Centre, Conwy For further details contact sue@careforumwales.c.. read more »

1st May 2012

Nominations deadline extended for Wales Care Awards 2012

The deadline for nominations for the Wales Care Awards 2012 has now been extended to Monday May 21, 2012 - giving an extra three weeks for you to nominate your unsung care sector heroes! Th.. read more »

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