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30th October 2015

The Wales Care Awards are just a week away – find out who's on the shortlist

The 13th annual Wales Care Awards, organised by CFW, take place a week today on Friday, November 6 in Cardiff's City Hall. They will be compered by BBC Wales' Lucy Owen with entertainment from sing.. read more »

29th October 2015

Changes to Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards guidance – new forms to be used from November 2

The Welsh Health Circular (October 2015) has listed changes and revisions to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards forms and guidance. New forms should be used in Wales from November 2, 2015. .. read more »

29th October 2015

Social Services National Outcomes Framework – Welsh Government calls for care providers' input

The Welsh Government is inviting members of CFW to contribute to the Social Services National Outcomes Framework before it is published in final form in January 2016.  Care homes and domi.. read more »

26th October 2015

Book now for the second annual Wales Care Provider Summit in Cardiff

Second annual Care Provider Summit: Cardiff Come to the second annual Care Provider Summit which is being hosted by Cymorth Cymru and Care Forum Wales in Cardiff on November 17. The summit prom.. read more »

23rd October 2015

Learning the lessons of the Flynn Report – workshops for providers

Two workshops to 'learn the lessons' of the Flynn Report and Operation Jasmine are being held in North Wales in December. The workshops, to held on December 9 in Llandudno and December 10 in Wrexha.. read more »

20th October 2015

Man impersonating CSSIW staff

CSSIW have received reports from two providers in North Wales who have been contacted by a man called "Steve", claiming to be from CSSIW.   The man asked for details about staff on .. read more »

19th October 2015

Plans to mark Stop Pressure Ulcer Day announced – drop-in event at Welsh Wound Innovation Centre

Plans have been announced to raise awareness on STOP Pressure Ulcer day 2015 on November 19 with an Open Day at the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre in Pontyclun.   This day i.. read more »

19th October 2015

Wider public service cuts hit older people's ability to maintain independence, report finds

Cuts to public services outside health and social care have made a dramatic impact on older people’s lives in Wales, a report by the Wales Audit Office has said. The report fou.. read more »

16th October 2015

Plan to 'abolish social care' charges policy put forward

Plaid Cymru has announced it would 'abolish social care' charges if elected to govern in next year's Welsh Assembly elections. It said the changes – costing £226m – would be phased.. read more »

12th October 2015

Measuring social services performance: statutory code of practice issued by Welsh Government

The code of practice in relation to measuring social services performance has become the first statutory code of practice issued under the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. This code.. read more »



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