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“kick in the teeth” for frontline heroes who put their lives on the line during pandemic

Social care providers in Wales have called low pay for carers and nurses a "national disgrace" following public sector pay rises in other areas. According...

Government betrayal of social care staff no surprise

The decision to exclude social care workers from a new fast-track health and care visa has been blasted as a “betrayal” by care home...

Care leader calls politicians across North Wales to speak out against “iniquitous” post code lottery of fees

A social care leader is calling on politicians across North Wales to speak out against the “iniquitous” post code lottery of fees in the...

Anglesey care home owner calls for inquiry into “underhand tactics” over fees

An Anglesey care home owner is calling for an investigation into the way local authorities are using “underhand tactics” to avoid their legal obligations...

Care Forum Wales awards “terrible ten” local authorities

A “terrible ten” local authorities are being presented with Cheapskate Awards for paying the lowest care home fees in Wales amid the coronavirus crisis. They’re...

Care home owner calls for urgent inquiry into “scandalously” low fees

A Powys care homeowner is so disillusioned with the unfair postcode lottery system of residential care funding in Wales that he’s calling for an...

Call for public inquiry after testing failures turned care homes into “coronavirus warzones”

A social care leader is demanding a public inquiry into the lack of Covid-19 testing which turned some care homes into “coronavirus warzones”. According to...

Chair of Care Forum Wales calls for urgent national action plan to save care homes from closure

A social care leader believes the true number of care home deaths from coronavirus is far higher than the official number of fatalities and...

Care home admissions from hospitals a major factor in spreading COVID-19

A social care leader says news that care home deaths from Covid-19 have doubled is “utterly shocking but not surprising” because the virus has...

Care home residents are being treated like “collateral damage”- Covid 19

A social care leader has warned that more elderly and vulnerable care home residents will die because they are being treated like “collateral damage”...

Care homes in Wales call for swabs to test for COVID-19

A social care leader is calling for an urgent and specific support package for struggling care homes and homecare companies in Wales – including...

Government plans to end visas met with dismay across the care sector

Responding to the news that the Government plans to end visas for so-called low-skilled workers from overseas, the Independent Care Group said care of...

Stars of social care in Wales given a chance to shine at moving awards ceremony

The stars of social care in Wales were given a chance to shine at a moving awards ceremony where there were smiles and tears...

Don’t undervalue our care staff- Our national treasures

The people who work in care homes and domiciliary care companies are national treasures and they need to be appreciated as such. By Mario Kreft...

Sleep walking into disaster as shock figures show more care home closures looming-Care Forum Wales

Shock new figures show that more than 15 per cent of care homes and domiciliary care companies in Wales don’t expect to be in...

Let’s banish the blight of costly nursing agencies and Dickensian procurement – Comment

Social care is the glue that binds our communities together – socially, culturally and economically – but it is being blighted by a triple...

Urgent need for more care homes in Wales to avoid “social care timebomb”

A social care leader says there’s an urgent need to build more new care homes in Wales to cater for the boom in the...

New health and social care blueprint will fail without proper funding

A new blueprint to revolutionise social care for vulnerable people in Wales will fail unless more money is pumped into the system. Mario Kreft MBE,...

Pen pal scheme is the write stuff at Barry care home

A 93-year-old former teacher who lives in a Barry care home has inspired a heart-warming pen pal scheme involving residents and pupils of a...

Welsh Government’s decision to prioritise social care hailed a game changer

The Welsh Government decision to include social care as one of five key priority areas for their new economic strategy has been hailed as...

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