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Paul Rees

30th June 2016

Well-being and Spirituality

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

The new Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, 2014, identifies 8 primary determinants of well-being; Physical, mental, emotional well-being Protection...

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05th November 2015

Prisoners and New Statutory Duties of Local Authorities in England and Wales

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

The move towards incorporating prisoners within new social care legislation administered by local authorities (LA’s) (The Care Act, 2014. The...

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23rd September 2015

Dementia Care: The Social Services and Well-being Act 2014

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

The Challenges of Dementia In my last blog, I considered the cost to society of caring for our older citizens...

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08th September 2015

‘Well-being’ is at the heart of The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act, (2014) – but what does it mean in practice?

1Fit

‘Fitness’, ‘wellness’, ‘health’, ‘well-being’...so what IS in a name? The new Welsh Government Social Services and Wellbeing Act (SSWA) adopts the term...

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02nd September 2015

No care without me…?

1Fit

Taking note of every edict from Central Government or the Welsh assembly can often feel like entering a labyrinth, with...

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27th August 2015

Mental health care & support plans in Wales: Outcome-focussed plans are here

1Fit

At the risk of teaching Grandma to suck eggs, let’s consider some of the current requirements for care and support...

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27th August 2015

Mental health care & support plans in Wales: Outcome-focussed plans are here

1Fit

At the risk of teaching Grandma to suck eggs, let’s consider some of the current requirements for care and support...

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19th August 2015

Cannabis: A common problem in Welsh Social Care?

1Fit

Next year’s introduction of new overarching care standards focusses on removing obstacles to “Wellbeing” (Social Services and Wellbeing Act, 2014)....

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