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1st March 2017

St David's Day message from CFW

Gwyl Dewi Sant hapus a phenblwydd hapus Fforwm Gofal Cymru hefyd Happy St David’s Day and Happy Birthday to Care Forum Wales too On behalf of the Chairman, Vice Chair, Council members and Of.. read more »

20th February 2017

We need 'wake-up call' on social care pressures – Mario Kreft

CFW chair Mario Kreft has appeared on the BBC's Wales Report in a special edition on social care and told viewers that a 'wake-up call' is needed about the pressures on social care providers and the.. read more »

15th February 2017

Concerns over economy and Brexit overshadow social care worries, survey finds

A new survey published today (February 15, 2017) has found the general public put social care only ninth among a list of concerns including Brexit, immigration, housing, unemployment and educat.. read more »

14th February 2017

Care Forum Wales expert joins falls task force

Our health and safety expert Anthony Acari, pictured, has joined the National Task Force for Falls Prevention in Older People. The task force – which brings together health, housing, social ca.. read more »

10th February 2017

Qualifications Wales wants members to join panels

Do you want the opportunity to shape the new training programme as part of a review by Qualifications Wales? The organisation, which is responsible for regulating non-degree qualifications in Wales.. read more »

9th February 2017

CFW members urged to contribute to care home review

The Older People's Commissioner for Wales, Sarah Rochira, has written to Care Forum Wales chair Mario Kreft to ask for members' good practice examples as part of her review of the quality of life an.. read more »

7th February 2017

Government issues framework for use of Welsh in social care

The Welsh Government has issued a new 'follow-on' framework for the use of Welsh in health, social services and social care settings. The issue, discussed at this month's Welsh Language in Health &.. read more »

6th February 2017

CSSIW changes rules on inspection challenges

The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) has made changes to the way in which challenges to inspection reports can be made. During the CSSIW inspection process, 'registered persons' .. read more »

1st February 2017

Pharmacy group launches falls campaign

Community Pharmacy Wales is launching a campaign called Steady On... Stay Safe as part of drive to boost awareness of the issue of falls among older people, the leading cause of fatal injuries in th.. read more »

31st January 2017

Care Home Open Day kicks off for 2017

Care home managers have been urged to register their care homes for Care Home Open Day 2017 – the UK-wide initiative which invites residential care homes to open their doors to the public for .. read more »



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