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29th April 2014

Welsh Government: Inspection and regulation White Paper consultation results published

The Welsh Government has published the results of its consultation on the White Paper on the future of Inspection and Regulation of care and support in Wales.  Care Forum Wales has been w.. read more »

28th April 2014

CCTV in care homes: HC-One considering cameras to monitor older people's residential care

Care homes provider HC-One is considering installing CCTV cameras in residential care homes to monitor the standards of care older people receive. The move aims to "protect the wellbeing and d.. read more »

24th April 2014

Social care gap: older people could be without relatives to care for them by 2017

A report by the Institute for Public Policy Research has said that the number of older people needing care could outstrip the number of relatives able to care for them by 2017. The report, part o.. read more »

15th April 2014

Welsh Government's 'invest to save' scheme to benefit older people with mental health needs

A scheme aimed at helping meet older people's mental health needs is set to benefit from £500,000 funding under the Welsh Government's £17.8m 'Invest-to-save' fund to transform public se.. read more »

13th April 2014

David Cameron plans 'personalised care' for older people in England and better access to GPs for 7 million people

Nearly a million elderly and vulnerable patients are to be given personalised care by their GPs including regular visits from doctors and nurses, the Prime Minister was set to announce today (Apri.. read more »

7th April 2014

Residential care fees: Summary of local authority fees published by Care Forum Wales

Local Authorities are beginning to announce care home fee levels for 2014-15 - you can see how they compare across Wales by following the link to our public resources page   careforumwal.. read more »

2nd April 2014

Care home provider fined after resident choked on fish and chips

The UK’s biggest care home provider, Four Seasons Health Care (England), has been ordered to pay £170,000 in fines and costs after a vulnerable resident choked to death on fish and chips.. read more »

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