WCVA encouraging responses to @SeneddELGC consultation on #poverty in #Wales @WalesCVA

The National Assembly for Wales’ Equality, Local Government and Communities Committee is undertaking a consultation on Local approaches to poverty reduction: The Wellbeing of Future Generations Act and Public Service Boards. WCVA is keen to hear feedback from third sector organisations who are involved in the work of Public Service Boards at local level and… Read More WCVA encouraging responses to @SeneddELGC consultation on #poverty in #Wales @WalesCVA

Co-ops & Mutuals Wales response to Welsh Government consultation ‘Services fit for the future’ #consultation #welshgovernment #socialcare #wales

David Smith, Co-ops and Mutuals Wales has kindly shared an extract from their response to the Welsh Government consultation ‘Services fit for the future’. The consultation closes on the 29th September. Welsh Government are consulting on proposals to: strengthen leadership in NHS organisations introduce new duties of quality and openness strengthen the voice of citizens in… Read More Co-ops & Mutuals Wales response to Welsh Government consultation ‘Services fit for the future’ #consultation #welshgovernment #socialcare #wales

To regulate or not – current @SocialCareWales consultation #socialcare #wales #consultation #domicilarycare

Taken from the Social Care Wales 05/09/17 newsletter: To regulate or not, that is the question… Sue Evans, Chief Executive of Social Care Wales If you only entrust your boiler to be serviced by a regulated qualified gas engineer, would you prefer to leave the intimate care of your father, daughter or partner to a… Read More To regulate or not – current @SocialCareWales consultation #socialcare #wales #consultation #domicilarycare

Government publishes draft legislation on reforms for growing co-ops #coops

This was originally published by Co-ops UK: Draft legislation for growing co-ops The government has today published draft legislation that removes a key financial burden for some growing co-ops, helping to put them on a level playing field with other business forms. The reform, which we have been lobbying for over the last year, raises the threshold… Read More Government publishes draft legislation on reforms for growing co-ops #coops

New proposals to strengthen health and care quality and governance in #Wales #carequality #welshgovernment

New proposals to improve the quality and governance of health and social care services in Wales have been published by the Welsh Government. The proposals are part of a White Paper, Services Fit for the Future, Quality and Governance in Health and Care in Wales, published jointly by Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething and Minister for… Read More New proposals to strengthen health and care quality and governance in #Wales #carequality #welshgovernment

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,… Read More Social Care Wales seeks feedback for first strategic plan #socialcarewales #socialcare #consultation