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29th September 2017

Government suspends minimum wage enforcement for sleep-ins

The government yesterday (September 28, 2017) announced a further one-month suspension of minimum wage enforcement concerning sleep-in shifts in the social care sector to minimise disruption to the .. read more »

26th September 2017

Prioritising social care in new Welsh Government strategy a 'game changer' – Mario Kreft

Care Forum Wales' chair Mario Kreft has welcomed the Welsh Government's decision to include social care as one of five key priority areas in its new economic strategy, 'Prosperity for All' calling i.. read more »

20th September 2017

Search starts for Wales’ next Older People’s Commissioner

The Welsh Government has started the search for Wales’ next Older People’s Commissioner. Created by the Welsh Government in 2008, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is the .. read more »

19th September 2017

Welsh Government's Cost of Care Group gets to work

The Welsh Government's Cost of Care Group has begun work to look into how the costs of care are calculated. Interim chief executive Mary Wimbury is a member of the group. She said: “This is a.. read more »

18th September 2017

CMA issues report into the care home market

The Competition and Markets Authority recently published interim findings on its care home market study and is keen to talk to providers about their proposed remedy proposals, which cover consumer i.. read more »

15th September 2017

There's still time to book in for Care Forum Wales' Essential Updates

If you haven't booked yet for our Autumn 'Essential Updates' there's still time. These important twice-yearly seminars will provide delegates with an informative, focused and interactive day th.. read more »

12th September 2017

Transforming care and raising standards – please send in your views

Social Care Wales (SCW) has launched its formal consultation on transforming the care sector in Wales and Care Forum Wales is urging members to respond to this by the deadline of October 16. The con.. read more »

8th September 2017

How will curbs on EU migration impact on Wales' social care workforce? – Listen to Radio Wales' programme

A leaked Brexit document has revealed the UK Government's plans for future immigration curbs which will impact on the social care workforce. The document, dated August 2017, proposes measures t.. read more »

8th September 2017

Grant to help promote the innovative use of Welsh – closing date for applications September 22

Could your social care business promote the increased use of Welsh? If so you can apply for a grant from the Welsh Government's ‘Cymraeg 2050’ Grant Scheme which is now open to appl.. read more »

7th September 2017

How will you mark Age Positive Week this October? – Find out more!

Age Cymru is promoting 'Age Positive Week' from October 1-8 and events are taking place across Wales. The week coincides with the UN International Day of Older Persons on October 1. Age Cymru is al.. read more »



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