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    27th November 2015

    New law to reform regulation and inspection of social care in Wales passed

     A new law reforming the way Wales’ care and support services are regulated and inspected has been approved by Assembly Members.  The Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales.. read more »

    26th November 2015

    Osborne Spending Review: Impact on Welsh social care sector explained

    George Osborne's Spending Review on Wednesday (November 25) will of course have an impact on social care in Wales although headline announcements such as the 'Council Tax precept' for social ca.. read more »

    20th November 2015

    Carers Rights Day - carers' 'invaluable contribution' praised

    The invaluable contribution carers make to society in Wales has been praised by Minister for Health and Social Services, Mark Drakeford. Meanwhile the mental health charity, MIND, has urged carers t.. read more »

    20th November 2015

    Pilot scheme aims to make care home prescribing safer

    A pilot project has been launched to make care home prescribing safer by using barcodes generated by local pharmacies. The codes will ensure that the right prescriptions reach the right residents a.. read more »

    18th November 2015

    Annual Provider Summit: 'Allow carers to care' call from Mario Kreft

    The annual Provider Summit took place in Cardiff on November 17. The summit is a joint event held by CFW and Cymorth Cymru. Mario Kreft (pictured) spoke at the event and called for 'less paperwork .. read more »

    13th November 2015

    Compulsory registration for domiciliary care workers to be introduced in Wales from 2020

    All domiciliary care workers in Wales will need to be registered from 2020 before they can work in the social care sector, with adult residential care workers to follow in 2022, Health and Social Se.. read more »

    9th November 2015

    Wales Care Awards 2015 - winners celebrate in style at emotional ceremony in Cardiff's City Hall

    The 13th annual Wales Care Awards, organised by Care Forum Wales, took place in Cardiff's City Hall last Friday (November 6) with Welsh Government Health Minister Mark Drakeford and the Communities .. read more »

    9th November 2015

    Trudy Jones tribute – family receive Wales Care Award honour

    The children of a care worker killed in the Tunisian beach terror atrocity this summer have spoken of their pride in their social care worker "hero" mother as they face a painful first Christma.. read more »

    6th November 2015

    Annual Wales Care Awards take place in Cardiff today – join us to celebrate the best in social care

    The 13th annual Wales Care Awards take place in Cardiff's City Hall tonight. We will be celebrating with people who work in all aspects of social care, from catering to looked-after children, from n.. read more »

    4th November 2015

    Care home shortage warning for Wales from Public Policy Institute for Wales

    Care home places could run short as owners retire and homes close with no-one to take over, a report has warned. The report by the Public Policy Institute for Wales (PPIW) also said financial .. read more »



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