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Welsh Care

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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15th October 2015

MIND THE GAP! Developing New Practice in response to The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

The Social Services and Well-being Act (SSWA) represents a 'step-change' in the legislation surrounding the DELIVERY of Social Care in Wales....

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08th October 2015

Assessment and Goal Setting Under The Social Services and Well-being Act 2014

Nic Bowler Welsh Care and Social Services Inspectorate Specialist

The Challenge "Be a shade braver!" said my last blog...a reference to the primacy of the person-centred focus and increased therapeutic...

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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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13th August 2015

Care Regulation in Wales – Friend or Foe?

1Fit

The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act (SSAW) 2014, will come into force in Wales from April 2016. This is...

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28th August 2014

Wales Leads the way by Introducing The Declaration on Rights for Older People

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Introduction Wales has become the first country in the world to adopt a Declaration of the Rights of Older People, which...

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