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The Wales Neurological Alliance wants to hear your views on social care

Share your voice on social care The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act has now been law in Wales since the 6th April 2016. This Act aims to transform the way that social services are delivered in Wales and contains … Continue reading

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‘React to the Act’ survey invites experiences of accessing social care & support from people 50+

Age Alliance Wales – React to the Act: Have Your Say Age Alliance Wales are carring out surveys to hear how one year after the introduction of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act the changes to care and support … Continue reading

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Social care & support reps needed in West Wales

Want to play a part in making decisions about social care and wellbeing services in West Wales? The West Wales Regional Partnership Board is looking to appoint people who use care and support to sit on the Board. If you are … Continue reading

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Social Services service user reps needed North Wales

Press release: North Wales Regional Partnership Board individual and carer Representatives Want to play a key part in making decisions about Health and Social Care Services in North Wales? Do you use health or social care services? and/or Do you … Continue reading

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Close to collapse – Shocking report exposes failings in ME social care

Shocking’ report exposes failings in ME social care, By Raya Al Jadir in Disability News Service, November 13, 2015 A tiny proportion of disabled people with the neurological condition ME are receiving the social care they could be entitled to, according to … Continue reading

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My local health & social care website

The website, My Local Health Service, launched in September 2013 with information on health boards, hospitals and GP surgeries has been re-launched as My Local Health and Social Care, and will also feature data on social services for each local authority … Continue reading

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Can you help improve social care in Wales?

Apply to be a member of CSSIW’s new regional forums. Care & Social Services Inspectorate Wales is responsible for ensuring social care and social services are safe and effective. They are looking for people who use and have experience of care, … Continue reading

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A new social care landscape in Wales

Major changes to the way people’s needs are assessed will introduce ‘a new social care landscape’ in Wales, by Mark Smith in Wales Online, 11 May 2015 Prof Drakeford claims the changes will stop people from receiving care packages only when … Continue reading

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New rights to complain about private social and palliative care services

People in Wales who fund their own social care or receive palliative care will be able to make complaints about those services to the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales (PSOW) under a change to the law which came into force  Saturday … Continue reading

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I Matter, We Matter Campaign for social care

I matter, we matter campaign You can get involved if you: live in Wales are receiving social care support now or expect to in the future are supporting others either as a paid worker or because of your relationships with … Continue reading

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