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31st October 2016

Age Cymru launches 2016 awards

Charity Age Cymru has launched its Wales-wide awards for 2016 – and wants CFW members to nominate individuals or organisations who are 'age-friendly', or make life better for people for older .. read more »

27th October 2016

CSSIW issues report into domiciliary care in Wales

The Care & Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) has published its national report into domiciliary care in Wales, which has been compiled as a result of its council inspections and listeni.. read more »

26th October 2016

Ageing Well in Wales launches surveys

Ageing Well in Wales, the national programme hosted by the Older People's Commissioner for Wales which promotes innovative and practical ways to make Wales a good place to grow older for everyone, h.. read more »

24th October 2016

Wales Care Awards winners celebrate receiving social care 'Oscars' at Cardiff ceremony

The 14th annual Wales Care Awards took place in Cardiff on October 21 with the winners celebrating in style at City Hall in Cardiff. Scroll down for the full list of Wales Care Awards 2016 WINNERS .. read more »

21st October 2016

The 14th annual Wales Care Awards take place tonight – good luck to everyone on the shortlist

The 14th annual Wales Care Awards take place tonight in Cardiff's City Hall. We will be gathering together to celebrate all the hardworking people who work in social care across Wales. Care Forum W.. read more »

20th October 2016

Better co-ordination with independent sector could help ease winter pressures on NHS – CFW chair

Care Forum Wales has given evidence to the Assembly's Health and Social Care Committee as part of its inquiry into 'winter preparedness'. CFW chair Mario Kreft and senior policy adviser Mary Wimbur.. read more »

18th October 2016

Residential care charges – Welsh Government raises cap on pensioner savings

The Welsh Government has raised the capital limit used by local authorities who charge for residential care from £24,000 to £50,000 as part of its new five-year plan entitled Taking Wale.. read more »

14th October 2016

Sensory garden opened in memory of much-loved resident

A new 'sensory garden' which creates a calming atmosphere for dementia sufferers has opened in memory of a much-loved care home resident, Violet Vaughan who died in March this year, pictured. Ysgub.. read more »

14th October 2016

Book now for workshops on the Well-being of Future Generations Act (Wales) 2015

Care Forum Wales members have been invited to attend one of a number of workshop events held across the country to emphasise the importance of the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015. .. read more »

7th October 2016

Care Forum Wales in talks over administering medication in care homes

CFW is in discussions with the Welsh Government about enabling delegation of medication administration in nursing homes. Our view is set out in the CFW Council statement: CFW notes recent deve.. read more »



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