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30th September 2016

Brexit could trigger crisis in social care

Leading UK care organisations have warned of a crisis in social care after Britain's referendum decision to leave the EU as migration restrictions could mean a massive shortage of care workers. Nat.. read more »

27th September 2016

National Commissioning Board issues first newsletter

The newly-formed National Commissioning Board (NCB)– which counts Care Forum Wales policy advisor Mary Wimbury on its board – has issued its first quarterly newsletter in order to help e.. read more »

26th September 2016

Could you help improve social care in Wales – find out more

The Care Council is looking for people from across Wales, from all walks of life, to get involved in its work and help it improve social care.  You can find out more here – roles in.. read more »

22nd September 2016

CSSIW appoint new chief inspector

The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales has appointed a new chief inspector to take over from Imelda Richardson, who is due to retire at the end of September. Gillian Baranski, who is curre.. read more »

19th September 2016

STOP PRESS: Wales Care Awards shortlist for 2016 announced

The Wales Care Awards 2016 shortlist has just been announced. The awards are a glittering occasion and highlight of the year in the social care sector – the 'Oscars' of social care – and.. read more »

19th September 2016

New tool aimed at care homes developed for use in assessing falls

A new toolkit has been developed for use in care homes when someone has had a fall. It is designed to provide a checklist for clarity when calling for help – and to help decide if it is necess.. read more »

19th September 2016

Centenarian has surprise visit from local MP

A care home resident celebrated his 100th birthday recently – and had a surprise visit from his local MP on the day. William Lewis, who is a resident at Cartref Ael Y Bryn Care Home in Ammanf.. read more »

16th September 2016

Health secretary sets out Dementia Action Plan to make Wales a 'dementia-friendly nation'

The Cabinet secretary for health, wellbeing and sport, Vaughan Gething, set out Wales’ Dementia Action Plan at an event at the University of South Wales last week on September 14. The univers.. read more »

12th September 2016

Give your views on the draft Welsh Language Standards Regulations: events in Swansea and Caernarfon

The Welsh Government is organising two consultation events in order to collect people’s opinion on the draft Regulations to specify Welsh language standards for organisations in the health sec.. read more »

8th September 2016

Three Welsh health boards put under 'increased level of scrutiny' by health secretary

Three health boards in Wales have been placed under an increased level of scrutiny and control by the Welsh Government due to doubts about their ability to tackle their challenges. Cardiff and the .. read more »



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