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28th November 2013

'Scores on the doors' food hygiene ratings must now be displayed at care homes

The Welsh Government’s food hygiene scheme has now become compulsory (on November 28) – and it applies to anywhere where people eat out including residential care homes and hospitals as .. read more »

26th November 2013

Winter deaths up by nearly a third on previous winter, ONS figures show

There were an estimated 31,100 excess winter deaths in 2012/13 in England and Wales compared with the previous winter, figures released by the Office for National Statistics today reveal. Age UK cal.. read more »

22nd November 2013

Older People's Commissioner publishes 'state of the nation' report

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, has published her 'state of the nation' report into the views and needs of Wales' older people calling on all of us to stop thinking of olde.. read more »

21st November 2013

Ombudsman calls for 'structural change' in delivery of health and social care

The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales, Peter Tyndall, today (November 21) has said that the way in which health and social care outside hospital is delivered needs to be radically transformed. Mr.. read more »

15th November 2013

New law puts food hygiene ratings on menu for residential care providers

A new law passed by the Welsh Government will put food hygiene ratings on the menu for residential care providers with more establishments that serve food required to display their food hygiene rati.. read more »

11th November 2013

A third of care providers could quit in next five years, survey reveals

A survey by Care Forum Wales has revealed the extent of pressures on care homes in Wales - with more than a third of care home owners in Wales saying they don't expect to be in business in five year.. read more »

4th November 2013

First Minister praises CFW's work at Five Nations conference

First Minister Carwyn Jones praised the work of Care Forum Wales at the Five Nations Conference hosted by CFW in Cardiff on October 17. CFW was a founder member of the group which represents the f.. read more »

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