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27th September 2012

Social care funding cuts costing economy £5bn a year

THE crisis in social care funding is costing the UK economy an estimated £5bn a year, a new report claims. Cuts to the social care budget as part of the UK Government's austerity measures .. read more »

26th September 2012

One month to go until Wales Care Awards - book your table now!

There's just one month to go until the annual Wales Care Awards bash - the Oscars of the social care sector world. The ceremony will be held in Cardiff's City Hall with BBC Wales newsreader L.. read more »

10th September 2012

Delivering dignity - free conference planned for Oct 1

A free one-day conference on ensuring dignity for older people in health and social care is planned for 'Older People's Day' on October 1. The conference, jointly organised by Age Cymru, the .. read more »

7th September 2012

Care home closure guidance being developed

The Welsh Government is working with the Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, to establish guidance to ensure older people's rights are protected when care homes close. Ms Ro.. read more »

5th September 2012

Figures show five-year decline in number of council-run care home beds

Number of council-run care home beds declines  Research by the BBC has revealed that more than 600 council-run care home places have been lost in Wales over the last five years&n.. read more »

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