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20th June 2012

Care Council for Wales launches mobile app for care staff

A mobile app launched today will give social workers and social care workers in Wales a new way to look up their code of practice. The new bilingual app, the first to be developed by the Ca.. read more »

20th June 2012

Guidance for new social care staff updated by Care Council

An updated induction framework setting out the standards expected of social care workers in their first 12 weeks of employment has been launched by the Care Council. The Induction Framework.. read more »

18th June 2012

Charities warn unpaid carers being 'let down' by social care system

The UK's "army of unpaid carers" is being "let down" by the failing social care system, campaigners warn. Eight leading charities, including Age UK and Carers UK, have j.. read more »

15th June 2012

Call for older people & carers to beware bogus investments

The Insolvency Service has issued a warning that older people and their carers, and vulnerable adults, should beware bogus finance schemes as scams have netted £28m over the last three years.. read more »

14th June 2012

Older People's Commissioner calls for 'robust legislation' on elder abuse

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, has said that tackling elder abuse in all its forms is a key priority for Wales. In comments made on June 14, ahead of last .. read more »

13th June 2012

Figures reveal council spending on older people varies dramatically across Wales

The BBC has obtained figures which show that the amount councils spend on social services for older people can vary by as much as £3,000 per person in different authorities. A survey of .. read more »

7th June 2012

Good Practice Guide for Residential Care Staff - available here

The Children & Young People's Care Home Group, launched to protect and promote the interests of children in care in Wales, has released a Good Practice Guide to Placement Planning. This guid.. read more »

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