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28th March 2017

Minister announces another £20m for social care

Finance Secretary Mark Drakeford, pictured, has announced a further Welsh Government investment of £20m in social care for 2017-18. The extra funding is on top of the £25m for social ca.. read more »

24th March 2017

Nominate now for Wales Care Awards 2017

Does someone in your organisation or across the social care workforce sector deserve to be recognised for their dedication to social care in Wales? Is your organisation committed to Dignity in Care?.. read more »

23rd March 2017

Consultation launched on administering medicines

The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group is consulting on guidance about registered nurses in care settings delegating the administration of medicines to support staff. Have your say on the guidance &.. read more »

22nd March 2017

Winter resilience evaluation – feedback wanted

The National Programme for Unscheduled Care Board is asking stakeholders to contribute to an evaluation of the winter resilience of the health and social care system in Wales over the winter period .. read more »

21st March 2017

Documentaries tackle social care issues

The BBC has tackled the issue of social care – and in particular the lack of staff and funding – in two sister programmes, Panorama and Week In Week Out (in Wales).Filming behind the sce.. read more »

20th March 2017

Health minister launches public review into health and social care

Health Secretary Vaughan Gething has called on the public to have their say on the future of health and social care in Wales and has set up a website to gather information on the sector. The Review.. read more »

18th March 2017

CFW's fight staves off registration fees in Wales

Changes announced by the Care Quality Commission will see health and social providers across the border pay a 10% hike in registration fees – while providers in Wales will have no fees to pay... read more »

15th March 2017

Book your place at Care Provider Summit 2017

CFW members are being urged to book their places at the Care Provider Summit 2017. The Care Provider Summit, organised by Cymorth Cymru and Care Forum Wales, is being held on March 22 at the Novote.. read more »

14th March 2017

Social care costs guide launched by CIPFA

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) has issued a new guide which aims to help local authorities and care providers agree fee rates which are affordable, good value for .. read more »

13th March 2017

Care Council launches five-year home-care strategy

The Care Council has launched its Care & Support at Home Needs to Improve five-year strategy in Cardiff this month. The five-year plan, developed by the Care Council for Wales in partnership wi.. read more »



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