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28th September 2015

Continuing Healthcare – claims deadline extended by Welsh Government

The deadline for people to make a claim if they believe their ongoing care should have been funded by the Welsh NHS is being extended, the Welsh Government announced today (September 28). Continuin.. read more »

27th September 2015

Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2015 – join the campaign

CFW is urging care home managers and nursing professionals to help raise awareness of the issue of pressure ulcers ahead of 'Stop Pressure Ulcer Day' on November 19. The day is being supported.. read more »

25th September 2015

CFW to jointly host second annual Care Provider Summit with Cymorth Cymru

The second annual Care Provider Summit is being hosted by Cymorth Cymru and Care Forum Wales in Cardiff on November 17. The summit promises a chance to hear from those involved in shaping and .. read more »

24th September 2015

My Home Life Cymru – free events for care home managers around Wales in October

My Home Life Cymru is inviting social care managers to share good practice and learn more about the work of My Home Life Cymru at a series of free events around Wales in October. The Older P.. read more »

21st September 2015

Find out who's on the shortlist for a Wales Care Award in 2015

The shortlist for the 13th annual Wales Care Awards has been announced. The awards nominees for the prestigious awards come from all over Wales, from Rhyl to Wrexham, Cardiff to Caernafon. There ar.. read more »

21st September 2015

Join the 'Say NO to ageism campaign' on Older People's Day – October 1

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales is urging everyone to 'say NO to ageism' this Older People's Day on October 1. The international day of older persons celebrates the amazing contribut.. read more »

18th September 2015

New report highlights 'The Value of Apprenticeships to Wales'

A report commissioned by the National Training Federation Wales into the 'Value of Apprenticeships in Wales' claims that government funds spent on apprenticeship training is money well spent, h.. read more »

10th September 2015

Foster carers and residential care workers welcomed at first ever Knowledge Exchange event

The first ever 'Knowledge Exchange' day in Wales for foster carers' and residential childcare staff held at Cardiff University on September 9 has been hailed a success. The Care Council for Wa.. read more »

7th September 2015

New deadline announced by Welsh Government for Continuing Healthcare claims

The Welsh Goverment has today announced a new deadline for those who wish to retrospectively claim back the costs of healthcare they paid for themselves – if they think this should have been p.. read more »

4th September 2015

Groundbreaking conference to bring together residential childcare experts and foster carers

A conference being held in Cardiff next week is set to bring together foster carers and residential childcare staff for the first time in a bid to improve outcomes for children in care and when they.. read more »



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