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25th April 2016

Care home crisis 'tightens its grip' – report shows care home closures on the rise in England and Wales

The number of care home insolvencies in England and Wales increased by nearly a fifth in 2015 according to new research published today.As local authority spending cuts bite and the National Living .. read more »

25th April 2016

Regulation and Inspection Act and what it means for providers – CSSIW has answers for you

CSSIW is planning special sessions for individuals and registered care home managers to help them understand what the new Regulation and Inspection Act means for providers.In addition to the sp.. read more »

18th April 2016

Free seminar on Friday April 22: Get the latest on brain injury rehabilitation

The UK's leading charity on brain injury rehabilitation is holding an inaugural free national forum for professionals working in brain injury.The free seminar is being held in Cardiff on April .. read more »

11th April 2016

Group uses power of theatre to deliver innovative dementia training across Wales

A group called Re-Live is using the power of theatre to deliver innovative dementia training aimed at the social care workforce. The training is based around a bilingual play called Belonging / Per.. read more »

11th April 2016

Social care research team publishes booklet of care home 'magic moments'

A booklet published by Swansea University seeks to highlight the 'magic moments' that happen in care homes that very often go under the radar. All too often media publicity around care homes is neg.. read more »

5th April 2016

Social Services and Well-being Act to bring 'fairer, stronger, sustainable' system for Wales

The Welsh Government has said the Social Services and Well-being Act, which comes into force at midnight tonight, will bring a new fairer, stronger and more sustainable social services system to Wal.. read more »

1st April 2016

Health minister praises sector for support in implementating Social Services and Well-being Act

The Welsh Government's health and social services minister, Mark Drakeford, has thanked staff in social services and organisations including Care Forum Wales for their support in helping to implemen.. read more »

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