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25th May 2016

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards set for shake-up after Law Commission report

The Law Commission has said there is a compelling case for replacing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards with a system that is less technical, burdensome and costly.It published an interim statem.. read more »

23rd May 2016

Innovative approach to care wins plaudits for North Wales care home

Care home residents are enjoying a touch of glamour thanks to a professional nail bar at the Pen-y-Bryn care home in Bagillt, Flintshire – part of an innovative approach to help the home's res.. read more »

23rd May 2016

Social Care Wales - have your say on priorities for the next three years

In April 2017, the Care Council for Wales will become Social Care Wales, and will have responsibilities for social care improvement.A consultation has been launched to seek your views on what the im.. read more »

20th May 2016

All change on health and social care in new Welsh Government

Following the Assembly elections on May 5, First Minister Carwyn Jones announced a new cabinet for the Welsh Government which includes a change to the leadership on health and social care. Read&nbs.. read more »

16th May 2016

One month to go until Care Home Open Day on June 17 – sign up now to take part in 2016

With just over one month to go until Care Home Open Day, which takes place on June 17, CFW members are being urged to sign up and plan their events now.Last year CFW members across Wales arranged al.. read more »

6th May 2016

Care homes turn into polling stations to allow residents easy access to vote

Residents at two South Wales care homes doubled up as polling stations for the Welsh Assembly Elections on May 5 enabling 150 residents to vote in the comfort of their own living room.The loung.. read more »

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