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20th November 2016

DWP consultation on work and disability

The Department of Work and Pensions is seeking views on what it will take to transform employment prospects for disabled people and people with long-term health conditions. The government departmen.. read more »

18th November 2016

Minister publishes guidance for local authorities

New guidance published by Minister for Social Services and Public Health Rebecca Evans will help to evaluate 'how the Social Services and Well-being Act is having a real, positive, impact on people&.. read more »

15th November 2016

Minister releases plans to deal with winter 'surges' in NHS care

Secretary for Health, Well-being and Sport Vaughan Gething has released plans which detail how the NHS in Wales will deal with 'surges' in demand as winter closes in. The plans, released as part of.. read more »

14th November 2016

Living Wage puts pressure on providers

A new report has revealed that the National Living Wage has increased the financial pressure on care home providers who are already being hit by reduced funding from local authorities. The report, .. read more »

9th November 2016

Missing adult scheme launched

A scheme aimed at helping police to locate missing adults is being piloted by North Wales Police, in partnership with Conwy County Borough Council. The scheme, named the Herbert Protocol after a fo.. read more »

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 »



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