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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Circus magic comes to Wrexham care home

Musicians from a world famous orchestra brought the roar of the crowd and the smell of the grease paint to a care home as...

Proposed new income tax to fund elderly social care in Wales would be “throwing good money after bad”

A proposed new income tax to fund elderly social care would be “throwing good money after bad” unless there’s radical reform of the whole...

Care firm hailed as a beacon of quality after celebrating unique landmark

A pioneering care organisation is celebrating a major milestone for the quality of the service it provides. Pendine Park was the first nursing home in...

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,...

Chronic social care problems run deeper than zero hours contracts

Social care providers have blasted the practice of "zero hours commissioning" by local authorities across Wales.   According to Care Forum Wales, the way domiciliary care...

£1m supreme court battle deprives many in need of care says social care leader

A social care leader has slammed a £1 million court battle between local authorities and health boards that's depriving vulnerable people of much needed...

Changes to way care homes are paid will widen £40m black hole in social care funding

Changes to the way residential social care is paid for will widen the £40 million a year funding black hole, according to a social...

Social care providers and local authorities must work together to ease NHS care crisis-Comment

A social care leader is calling for the authorities to put prejudice about the private sector to one side to solve the crisis facing...

Urgent action needed to deal with the “triple whammy” battering care homes & home care in Wales

A social care leader has called for urgent action to deal with the "triple whammy" battering care homes and domiciliary care companies in Wales Mario...

Care home artists go the extra Smile

Talented care home residents have put on an exhibition of their arts and crafts work. The show at the Pendine Park care organisation in Wrexham...

Social care leader hits out at “institutional prejudice” towards private companies providing care for vulnerable people

A social care leader has hit out against the "institutional prejudice" towards private companies providing services for vulnerable people. According to Mario Kreft MBE, the...

Success at the double for arts-loving care company

A social care organisation is celebrating an awards double for its commitment to enriching people's lives through the arts. Pioneering Pendine Park, which is celebrating...

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