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29th June 2015

Care Home Open Day fun around Wales with CFW members

We've had a great response from care homes who took part in Care Home Open Day 2015 on June 19. CFW members from all corners of Wales took part in the day. Some embraced the arts theme with paintin.. read more »

29th June 2015

Social Services & Well-being Act: Online hub launched to help providers 'Get In On The Act'

The Care Council for Wales has launched a new free Learning Hub to help social care providers understand the changes the Social Services and Well-being Act will bring. The online hub, called 'Getti.. read more »

22nd June 2015

Joseph Rowntree report author to speak at AGM on June 30

Care Forum Wales' AGM is being held on June 30 at the Catrin Finch Centre, Glyndwr University, Wrexham with speaker John Kennedy, author of the Joseph Rowntree report 'Care Home Inquiry'. Come alon.. read more »

22nd June 2015

Aberavon care home bags visit by internationally famous artist for Care Home Open Day

Care Home Open Day 2015 was taken up enthusiastically by CFW members across Wales – among them Swn y Mor in Aberavon, RMBI Albert Edward in Porthcawl and Queen Elizabeth Court in Llandudno (se.. read more »

19th June 2015

Today is National Care Home Open Day - What is your care home doing to celebrate?

We hope that many of you are participating in the third annual National Care Home Open Day today, 19 June 2015.  It's a chance to celebrate the sometimes undervalued work that goes on i.. read more »

15th June 2015

Older people's rights: Older People's Commissioner calls for tougher penalties for abuse and neglect

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales has called for tougher punishments for those who neglect, abuse or commit crimes against older people. Only 1% of crimes against older people led to convic.. read more »

10th June 2015

Read this: Older People's Commissioner publishes report on her work in 2014-15

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, has today (June 10) published her third report into the work she has carried out on behalf of older people in Wales. The 'impact and reach'.. read more »

8th June 2015

Adult mental health services receive funding boost

The funding for adult mental health services is to receive an £8m boost, the Welsh Assembly Government announced today. The additional £8m a year is in addition to an earlier announceme.. read more »

8th June 2015

Betsi Cadwaladr update: North Wales health board placed in special measures

A troubled health board will come under more direct Welsh government control after a report found "institutional abuse" at the Tawel Fan mental health unit at Glan Clwyd Hospital, Denbighshire, whic.. read more »

5th June 2015

Wales Care Awards organiser rubs shoulders with the Queen

Wales Care Awards organiser Sue Thomas, from Wrexham, has been honoured for her work at a garden party with the Queen at Buckingham Palace. The garden party invitation was a reward for Sue's hard w.. read more »



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