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29th August 2014

Get ready for an action-packed autumn of conferences, the Wales Care Awards & our Essential Updates

Social care workers can look forward to an action-packed schedule of events this autumn with opportunities for learning, networking and socialising. CFW is involved in supporting two major conferen.. read more »

26th August 2014

Older People's Commissioner's Review of care homes on agenda at care conference

The 10th 'Annual Care Conference for Wales' will see the Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, discussing her review into the quality of life and care of older people in Wales' care .. read more »

21st August 2014

Funding announced to help Mid and West Wales older residents remain in own homes

The Welsh Government has today (August 21) announced an £8.4m package of investment in services to support older people in Mid and West Wales, particularly the frail elderly, to maintain t.. read more »

19th August 2014

Social care workers' morale and motivation 'lowest it has ever been'

Social care workers' morale and motivation 'lowest it has ever been'  Mario Kreft, Care Forum Wales' chair, has said that Care Forum Wales members across the board have reported problems with .. read more »

18th August 2014

Independent sector nursing recruitment crisis spells disaster for NHS, says Mario Kreft

Care Forum Wales' chair Mario Kreft has said that the lack of medically-trained care home nurses is pushing the independent sector towards crisis point. Mr Kreft spoke out after it was re.. read more »

6th August 2014

Social Services Minister: New Act 'will strengthen Welsh language provision in social care'

The Welsh Government's Social Services Minister, Gwenda Thomas, has said that the new Social Services (Wales) Act which comes into force in 2016 will greatly strengthen Welsh language provision with.. read more »

4th August 2014

More over-50s fear dementia than cancer, study finds

More of the over-50s are afraid of suffering from dementia as they get older than are afraid of cancer, a new study has found. In a survey of 500 adults aged over 50 from across the UK two thirds s.. read more »

1st August 2014

New streamlined social services complaints system comes into force in Wales

A new system that streamlines the way people can make complaints about social services in Wales comes into force today (August 1). The system replaces the current one which has been in place since 2.. read more »

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