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A £7M scheme to provide specialist  dementia care and create 100 new  jobs has been given the green light. Councillors in Gwynedd unanimously overturned a recommendation by officials to reject a planning  application to develop the site of the  former Ysbyty Bryn Seiont community hospital on the outskirts of Caernarfon.…
Home care staff from Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council have staged a protest outside council offices at proposals to cut back the services. Around 50 staff members gathered outside the council headquarters in anger at plans to outsource the remaining 25% of home care that its Social Services department controls. Staff…
The way health and social care is delivered outside hospital must be radically transformed, a watchdog says. Public Services Ombudsman Peter Tyndall said the system is too complex and wants one body to manage services, calling on Health Minister Mark Drakeford to review home care services. Mr Tyndall says that…
Website WalesOnline has revealed details of an investigation in which they claim at least 221 looked after children were reported missing over the last two years Specific claims are that one teenage boy reported missing from care in April last year has been missing for exactly 19 months today. Also,…
Children’s services in Flintshire have been recognised as being among the best in Wales in various areas of a county. A report from the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales found adult and children’s services to be performing positively in Flintshire. The annual report evaluated social services provision across Flintshire…
FLINTSHIRE County Council is celebrating after its project to help adults with mental health problems live more independent lives, was announced as a winner in the Social Care Accolades, held at City Hall, Cardiff. The council’s development of a range of support service for adults with severe and enduring mental…
Industry experts believe the ageing population will lead to tens of thousands of jobs over the next 20 years. The care sector could create an extra 25,000 jobs in North Wales over the next two decades due to a rise in the number of older people. That was the message…
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