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27th June 2016

Care home admits health and safety breaches after death of resident

The owners of a care home where an elderly woman died of hypothermia have pleaded guilty to breaching health and safety regulations. Annie Barritt, 91, a resident of the Oaklands Country Rest Home .. read more »

27th June 2016

Chinese officials visit Barry care home to learn about social care practice in Wales

On June 24 a party of officials from Chongqing in South West China visited Care Forum Wales care home College Fields in Barry (pictured below). The visit was organised by the Welsh Govern.. read more »

27th June 2016

Care Council seeks your views on how to present Dementia Learning and Development Framework for Wales

The Care Council for Wales will soon be publicising its framework with all those involved with Dementia within health and social care services in Wales, called: Good Work: A Dementia Lear.. read more »

22nd June 2016

Pontypool care home wins praise for on-site vintage tea room

Residents at a Pontypool care home are embracing café culture with daily cappuccinos and cupcakes following the launch of its on-site vintage tearooms.  Luxury coffee, speciality teas, .. read more »

21st June 2016

Care Home Open Day 2016 - see how homes across Wales celebrated the day

Care homes across Wales excelled themselves for this year's Care Home Open Day on June 17 with events ranging from Queen's birthday celebrations to Royal Ascot-themed events. One care home, Gwyddfo.. read more »

20th June 2016

CFW's AGM: come along to the meeting in Abergavenny

Our AGM takes place in July in Abergavenny and is open to members to attend. It takes place at: The Priory Centre, St. Mary’s, Abergavenny, NP7 5ND, Tuesday 12th July 2016 The meeting will .. read more »

13th June 2016

Long-serving chair of Care Council for Wales receives Queen's birthday honour

The chair of the Care Council for Wales, Arwel Ellis Owen, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours list in recognition of his services to social services and social care i.. read more »

13th June 2016

MBE for healthboard nurse who works closely with nursing homes

Nurse Tanya Strange has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to nursing in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. Tanya (pictured), who works closely with CFW .. read more »

9th June 2016

Warm weather health warning issued by Welsh Government

The current spell of warm weather means people should think carefully about how to keep cool and stay healthy, acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Chris Jones has said today (June 9, 2016). D.. read more »

6th June 2016

Care homes shortlisted for NHS Awards for advanced care planning work

Five care homes in the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board area have completed an NHS training programme - and have now been shortlisted for the NHS Awards, along with the Health Board itself.. read more »



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