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29th April 2014

Welsh Government: Inspection and regulation White Paper consultation results published

The Welsh Government has published the results of its consultation on the White Paper on the future of Inspection and Regulation of care and support in Wales. 

Care Forum Wales has been working hard to make views of providers and those working in the independent care sector known to the government.

Some areas of the consultation were unpopular with respondents - there was negative feedback on registration and fees for registration of service providers.

CFW's views are represented in the summary of responses in a number of areas including:

  • Annual reports - we say they could be useful but we must be mindful of the burden they place on providers and overlapping workload
  • Problems with time-limited registration; aggravated regulatory breaches
  • Registration of the workforce - registration of managers, negative registration
  • The establishment of National Institute of Care and Support and co-operation, collaboration and information sharing;
  • Other common themes in respect of services that should be brought within the regulatory regime include personal assistants and direct payment services.


Read the White Paper consultation responses in full

You can download all the documents which summarise the responses to the consultation on the Welsh Government website.

Welsh Government: summary of responses to White Paper consultation

Download a PDF of the summary of responses to the White Paper

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