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22nd October 2013

CFW welcome's First Minister's support for Five Nations Group

The First Minister, Carwyn Jones, opened the Five Nations social care conference in Cardiff last week (October 17). The event marked the 20th anniversary of Care Forum Wales and it was the second t.. read more »

21st October 2013

Wales Care Awards 2013 - winners honoured at social care 'Oscars'

Last Friday (October 18) saw the 11th annual Wales Care Awards ceremony - the Oscars of the social care sector -  take place in Cardiff's City Hall. The event is hosted by Care Forum Wales. It .. read more »

18th October 2013

It's time to honour social care heroes at the Wales Care Awards

The Wales Care Awards take place in Cardiff's City Hall tonight (October 18) where we'll be honouring the hardworking heroes of social care from all over Wales. This year, the 11th year of the Awar.. read more »

16th October 2013

Official's 'be prepared' warning for care homes ahead of fire strike

The Director of Social Services and Integration, Albert Heaney, has warned that the timing of this Saturday's strike by firefighters may mean there is more potential for fire or rescue incidents to .. read more »

14th October 2013

Concerns over 'variations in care' prompts Residential Care Review

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, has launched a Residential Care Review after receiving "increasing correspondence" about variations in residential care across Wales. Sarah.. read more »

10th October 2013

Alzheimer's research breakthrough hailed a 'turning point'

Scientists working at the University of Leicester have found a chemical that prevents the death of brain tissue in mice - a breakthrough that has been hailed by scientists as a 'turning point' in Al.. read more »

8th October 2013

Care budget cuts by councils put rights of older people at risk

A report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has warned that councils are cutting care budgets so much that in some cases they do not cover the cost of actually delivering care for ol.. read more »

7th October 2013

Charity attacks rise in number of 'disgraceful' 15-minute care visits

Short care visits to elderly and disabled people are "disgraceful" and on the rise, a charity has claimed. In England, 60% of councils use 15-minute visits, which are not long enough to provide ade.. read more »

1st October 2013

CFW issues mixed response to Regulation & Inspection White Paper

CFW hits at over White Paper plans to re-introduce registration fees  The possible re-introduction of registration fees proposed in the Welsh Government’s White Paper on the inspection a.. read more »

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