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29th January 2015

Wales Care Awards 2015: Nominations window opens

It's that time of year again... Nominations for the Wales Care Awards 2015 are now being accepted from now until March 31. Does someone in your organisation or across the social care workforce sect.. read more »

28th January 2015

New Children's Commissioner for Wales announced: Sally Holland replaces Keith Towler in April

The new Children's Commissioner for Wales has been announced as Professor Sally Holland of Cardiff University's Cascade Centre which specialises in children's social research. Prof Holland, picture.. read more »

28th January 2015

£70m additional funding for Welsh NHS: 'We will help move care closer to people's homes' – Minister

The Welsh Government has announced that £70m made available to it following George Osborne's Autumn Statement in December last year will be spent on improving services in the Welsh NHS and in .. read more »

22nd January 2015

How can we improve domiciliary care commissioning? Improvement group's call for providers' views

A group focusing on improving domiciliary care commissioning in North Wales is calling on care providers to give their views on on how the commissioning can be improved. The North Wales Social Serv.. read more »

21st January 2015

Book now for your spring Social Care Essential Updates: discount if booked by March 1

Book now for our Social Care Essential Updates These important twice-yearly seminars  provide delegates with an informative, focused and interactive day. The sessions are aimed at ensuring Reg.. read more »

21st January 2015

Council cuts to care are 'major cause' of A&E crisis, says Age UK

Older people in England are being left "high and dry" by councils cutting back on the care they provide, the charity Age UK says. It said the cuts were one of the major causes behind the growing pre.. read more »

20th January 2015

Older People's Commissioner information request: Advice for providers as deadline approaches

CFW is urging all providers to make sure they respond to the request from the Older People's Commissioner, Sarah Rochira, for information by her deadline of February 2. This is a legal requirement .. read more »

12th January 2015

How to 'realise quality' in care homes for older people on the agenda at My Home Life Cymru conference

The focus of this year's annual My Home Life Cymru conference will be how to realise quality in care settings for older people. Presentations and workshops at the conference, which takes place.. read more »

7th January 2015

A&E crisis: Social care cuts highlighted as part of "huge problem" in emergency care

The impact of cuts to social care budgets are being cited as one of the causes of the current crisis in accident and emergency units in England and Wales. A&Es in England have recorded the.. read more »

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