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28th January 2013

Social Services bill starts progress through National Assembly

The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Bill was introduced in to the National Assembly for Wales today (January 28, 2013). Read the full details of the new Social Services &.. read more »

16th January 2013

Last chance to make your views known on Older People's Strategy

Do you want to help shape the future of the older people's services in Wales? If so, the Welsh Government wants your views which will be fed into its Strategy for Older People. Toda.. read more »

16th January 2013

Fine care home owners for abuse 'on their watch' urges MP

Companies who own care homes in England where abuse is carried out should face unlimited fines and criminal sanctions, the former English care homes minister says. Lib Dem Paul Burstow .. read more »

14th January 2013

Apply now for Social Care Accolades awards

The deadline for nominations for the Social Care Accolades awards, open to all teams, groups and organisations across the social care sector in Wales, is approaching.  Nominations for.. read more »

14th January 2013

New guide aims to help care homes staff improve dementia care

A new guide to help care home workers and managers improve life for those with dementia has been issued by the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. It is the result of nine mon.. read more »

9th January 2013

Practical guide for care home staff on how to help with hearing loss

My Home Life Cymru and Action on Hearing Loss Cymru have launched new guidance on how care home managers and staff can help support older people who have hearing loss. More than 70 per cent.. read more »

3rd January 2013

Means test winter fuel payments to fund elderly care call

Former UK care services minister Paul Burstow has said that means testing the universal winter fuel benefit for pensioners could help fund care for older people in England. The proposal came .. read more »

2nd January 2013

Happy New Year - and a New Year's resolution

Here at Care Forum Wales we'd like to extend our best wishes to you for a Happy New Year in 2013. And if you're in the mood to make a New Year's resolution, why not become a Care Forum Wales m.. read more »

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