Ageism takes toll on people’s health

Ageism takes toll on people’s health, study finds

Age discrimination may be linked with poorer health in older people, a study has revealed. Research found that a quarter of over 50-year olds (1,943...
Commissioner outlines three priorities for older people

Commissioner outlines her three priorities for older people

The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales will focus to end ageism and discrimination, stop abuse of older people and enable everyone to age well,...
Brexit impact on social care workforce concerning councils, report finds

Brexit impact on social care concerns councils, report finds

Councils are concerned about the impact of Brexit on workforce shortages, particularly in social care, a report by MPs has revealed. The MPs said the...

Will Bax joins Retirement Villages Group as chief executive

Will Bax has been appointed as chief executive of Retirement Villages Group Ltd following the departure of previous CEO Andrew Ovey, who will continue...
Absence of social care funding concerns MPs

Absence of social care funding concerns MPs

A lack of clarity over adult social care funding presents a ‘significant risk’ to the NHS’s ability to deliver its long-term plan, a group...

The rhetoric and reality gap

Professor Green discusses the difficulties in navigating the health and care system The vision of health and social care services is very clear and well-articulated...
Deputy Minister for Health and Social Services Julie Morgan

Social care services finding it difficult to recruit, report concludes

More than half of registered social care services in Wales have found it difficult to recruit within the last year. In a report commissioned by...
Thousands deprived of their liberty without proper assessment

Thousands deprived of liberty without proper assessment

A county council has been criticised by the social care ombudsman after it decided not to assess vulnerable people who may have been unlawfully...

Skills for Care launches improvement guide

Skills for Care has launched an online guide to help social care employers to identify, plan and implement change across their service. Guide to improvement...

Government pledges to protect older people from unfair fees 

The government has accepted most of the Law Commission’s recommendations on event fees, including a new statutory code of practice and making costs ‘crystal...