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30th January 2014

Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire councils acted unlawfully over payments

The appointed auditor for Wales has criticised Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire councils over unlawful payments to chief executives in two separate reports published today (January 30). Anthony Ba.. read more »

30th January 2014

Dementia Friends in Wales set for launch

The Alzheimer's Society is launching its successful Dementia Friends initiative in Wales. The scheme has already been set up in England and is set for launch in Wales at an event at the Senedd on Fe.. read more »

27th January 2014

Show your support for vulnerable people on Dignity Action Day 2014

Dignity Action takes place on February 1 this year to highlight the need to be respectful towards vulnerable people young and old. People working in health and social care are encouraged to make a s.. read more »

22nd January 2014

Be happy - research shows link between emotional and physical well-being in old age

Researchers at the University College London have investigated the link between emotional and physical well-being and found that happy older show slower declines in physical function as they age. A.. read more »

15th January 2014

New study shows care for older people at home cut by a third in five years

A new study by academics from the London School of Economics has revealed that care for older people in their homes in England has been cut by a third in the last five years. The group which commis.. read more »

13th January 2014

Call to nominate providers who support use of Welsh in social care

The Welsh Government is calling for nominations for the Words Into Action Awards 2014 which honour providers who support the provision of bilingual services in the health, social services and social.. read more »

12th January 2014

Nominate Now for Wales Care Awards 2014

Nominate for Wales Care Awards 2014 Nominations are now open for the annual Wales Care Awards which will take place on Friday 24th October 2014 at City Hall, Cardiff. The Wales Care Awards are an .. read more »

6th January 2014

Wales Care Awards 2014 - nominations to open soon

Nominations for the 2014 annual Wales Care Awards will open soon. This year the awards will take place at Cardiff City Hall on Friday 24th October. Further details to this space. read more »

3rd January 2014

CFW's response to Inspection & Regulation White Paper is published

Care Forum Wales is publishing its response submitted in response to the consultation on the Welsh Government's Inspection and Regulation White Paper. This response, compiled by senior policy advis.. read more »

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