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26th February 2013

Record numbers in care homes have dementia

A new report by the Alzheimer's Society published today (February 26) reveals that record numbers of people in care homes have either dementia or severe memory problems. It says that 80 per c.. read more »

25th February 2013

Domiciliary care managers urged to register with Care Council

The Care Council for Wales has issued a reminder that all domiciliary care managers must register with the Care Council for Wales from 28 February. Domiciliary care managers are the latest.. read more »

25th February 2013

Over 65s population growth to have huge impact on NHS and social services, Lords told

Warnings about Britain's rapidly ageing population have emerged prompting fears about how social services and the NHS will cope with the dramatic increase in those aged over 65. In an artic.. read more »

20th February 2013

Free dementia care conference aimed at North Wales care providers

A free dementia care conference has been organised by CFW in collaboration with the 1,000 Lives Programme. 'Dementia Care in Wales Today' will take place on March 26 in Venue C.. read more »

13th February 2013

Basic home care help 'breaching human rights' in England

Basic care for the elderly in their own homes in England is so bad it breaches human rights at times, an inquiry says. The home care review by the Equality and Human Rights Commission highlig.. read more »

12th February 2013

Calls on Welsh Government to fund social care costs cap

There have been calls for the Welsh Government to bring forward plans to offer a cap on social care costs following UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt's announcement yesterday of plans to cap socia.. read more »

11th February 2013

Hunt: social care funding cap in England to give 'peace of mind'

UK Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has set out his plans to cap the amount people should pay for social care in England at £75,000. He told MPs the cap, higher than the £25,000-50,000 re.. read more »

8th February 2013

Staffordshire NHS scandal: key findings and conclusions at a glance

The report into failures at Stafford Hospital, following the public inquiry carried under chairman Robert Francis, was published  on February 6, 2013. It includes 290 recommendations, many .. read more »

8th February 2013

Does your business work creatively with the arts? Enter for an award now!

The search is on to find businesses in Wales which work creatively with arts groups or bodies - nominations for the 20th Arts & Business Cymru Awards are now open (February 7, 2013). The .. read more »

1st February 2013

Keep clinical practice knowledge up to date with our Nurses Forum

If you work in nursing you need to keep your clinical practice knowledge up to date - so why not book your place at our next Nurses Forum which takes place on March 7 in Cardiff? Our speake.. read more »



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