Social Care Wales seeks feedback for first strategic plan #socialcarewales #socialcare #consultation

The Board of newly-established Social Care Wales is keen to get feedback for its first five-year strategic plan, which it plans to launch at the end of September. Social Care Wales, which started life in April 2017, is responsible for regulating and developing the social care workforce and for driving service improvements. At its second meeting,Continue reading “Social Care Wales seeks feedback for first strategic plan #socialcarewales #socialcare #consultation”

‘Co-operatives are the way to more efficient and compassionate social care’ #socialcare #coops

In case you missed it, here’s a link to the Guardian article written by Co-ops UK Secretary General, Ed Mayo which asks all political parties to support user-owned and community controlled social care: https://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2017/jun/23/co-operatives-social-care?CMP=ema-1696&CMP “While Conservative proposals for overhauling adult social care funding damaged their election campaign and did not feature in the Queen’s speech,Continue reading “‘Co-operatives are the way to more efficient and compassionate social care’ #socialcare #coops”

Social Care Wales Workshops – Care at home #socialcare #socialcarewales #careandsupport #events #workshops

We would like to hear what you think of two of our exciting work areas for 2017- 2018 Care and support at home More and more people are choosing to live in their own homes with increasingly complex needs, with care and support at home when they need it. We are working on a planContinue reading “Social Care Wales Workshops – Care at home #socialcare #socialcarewales #careandsupport #events #workshops”

Clynfyw CIC Care Farm Project Co-ordinator vacancy #jobswales #socialcare #Wales

Please forward to any contacts or networks: Clynfyw CIC Care Farm are looking for a Project Coordinator who will support the Management Team to develop our existing services and future plans.  The role will be hugely varied and will require someone who is flexible, capable, adaptable and creative in order to do the job well.Continue reading “Clynfyw CIC Care Farm Project Co-ordinator vacancy #jobswales #socialcare #Wales”

This is how Wales can solve the huge funding crisis facing social care #socialcare #wales #funding

Leading Welsh economist Gerald Holtham and entrepreneur Tegid Roberts on how Wales can solve the social welfare situation in Wales. Social care, particularly for the elderly faces a serious squeeze in Wales, not to say a crisis. Local authority spending per older person has declined over the past seven years by around 13%, according toContinue reading “This is how Wales can solve the huge funding crisis facing social care #socialcare #wales #funding”

Information on consultation of phase 2 – implementation of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.

Dear colleague Today the Welsh Government published a consultation relating to Phase 2 of implementation of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016. The Act establishes a new system of regulation and inspection of social care that upholds the rights of Welsh citizens to dignified, safe and appropriate care and support. WeContinue reading “Information on consultation of phase 2 – implementation of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.”

News of a Social Care Wales survey on development of an Information Hub.

Un o flaenoriaethau cyntaf Gofal Cymdeithasol Cymru yw edrych ar ddatblygu hyb gwybodaeth ar gyfer gwaith cymdeithasol a’r sector gofal cymdeithasol – a hoffem glywed eich barn chi amdano. Nod yr hyb fydd i wella ymarfer, ond bydd e hefyd yn rhoi adnoddau eraill megis canllawiau a deunyddiau hyfforddi. Mae’r hyb yn debygol i fodContinue reading “News of a Social Care Wales survey on development of an Information Hub.”

Help us transform our Social Services! New dates for expert classes…

Help us transform our Social Services!   By popular demand Co-production Wales are running three more Expert Classes covering the what, why and how of co-pro, particularly in relation to the implementation of the (potentially radical) Social Services and Wellbeing Act. Book via the Care Council Hub.   Cardiff, 22 February, 9.30 – 16.00   Cardiff &Continue reading “Help us transform our Social Services! New dates for expert classes…”

Wales Social Co-op Forum 2016 Summary

Wales Social Coop Forum The end of 2016 is a useful time to take stock as the Forum has undertaken a major transition during this year and looks forward to new challenges, both with Social Services & Well-being Act 2014 in April and the launch of Care to Cooperate in June The initial Forum meetingsContinue reading “Wales Social Co-op Forum 2016 Summary”