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1st September 2016

Your new contacts on the Assembly's Health, Social Care and Sport Committee

The Assembly's new Health, Social Care and Sport Committee was established on July 5. It has a new remit to match up with the Cabinet Secretary for Health's new portfolio areas which include social.. read more »

31st August 2016

Care Forum Wales' chair warns of 'triple whammy threat' to care services

Care Forum Wales' chair, Marlo Kreft, has been interviewed on the BBC's Good Morning Wales programme following his warnings about the 'triple whammy' hitting care homes and domic.. read more »

29th August 2016

Critical care units in Welsh hospitals still under pressure – and some are overcrowded, report finds

Some critical care units in Wales have too many patients on them, according to the annual Together for Health report for the critically ill, published by the Welsh Government. It shows the pres.. read more »

11th August 2016

Holyhead care home sets high accommodation standards with married couples' rooms

A care home in Holyhead is bringing back the romance by building a luxurious bridal suite for couples – as well as a fully stocked resident bar for ‘date nights’. The £500,0.. read more »

9th August 2016

New data on Wales' ageing population prompts renewed calls for politicians to tackle social care's 'perfect storm'

Recent data on Wales' ageing population has led to renewed calls from social care providers to boost the importance of the social care sector to one of national importance. The Measuring Inequaliti.. read more »

8th August 2016

Government commits to tackling avoidable pressure ulcers in line with Flynn recommendations

The Welsh Government has followed up on its commitment to tackling avoidable pressure ulcers among care home residents in Wales by creating a new role focusing on the problem. The move is in l.. read more »

7th August 2016

Abergavenny care provider goes for gold and wins Investors in People award

A South Wales and borders domestic care provider has seen its Abergavenny branch win a prestigious gold Investors In People (IIP) Award. Q Care provides personal care, domestic servi.. read more »

2nd August 2016

New chief medical officer for Wales takes up post with focus on health inequality

Wales' new chief medical officer, Dr Frank Atherton, has said tackling health inequalities is a priority and that he wants to make sure everyone in Wales has the same opportunities. Dr Atherton too.. read more »

22nd July 2016

CFW member hosts new social services minister's first care home visit

The new minister for social services and public health, Rebecca Evans, chose CFW member St Nicholas House in Churchstoke, Powys, for her first visit to a care home since taking up her new role. Ms .. read more »

21st July 2016

Two firms fined for 92-year-old resident's death at care home during renovation work

A care home management company and a building contractor have been fined after a 92-year-old resident died while renovation work was being carried out at a care home in Moston, Manchester... read more »



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