The WLGA has defended councils and the dedicated social care workforce following Care Forum Wales’ insulting and unsubstantiated comments made in response to the Welsh Government’s welcome announcement of additional funding for social care.
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Tuesday, 14 September 2021
To mark Carers’ Rights Day, Councillor Huw David (Bridgend), WLGA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care said:
“Our care system could not survive without the contribution of unpaid carers, who provide vital support for thousands of people every day. On Carers’ Rights Day today, I want to say a huge thank you on behalf of local government to all carers across ... read more
Thursday, 26 November 2020
Combining efforts across the social care and health sectors is crucial to overcome the potential disruption caused by Brexit, the WLGA Spokesperson for Health and Social Care has said today.
Speaking at a special conference to support the Welsh... read more
Thursday, 14 February 2019
Responding to Welsh Government’s announcement, Cllr Huw David (Bridgend), WLGA Spokesperson for Social Services and Health said:
“In a time of austerity, any additional funding for social care is to be welcomed and I am pleased to see a... read more
Tuesday, 12 February 2019
More investment in local services is essential to help unpaid carers being pushed to breaking point amidst a surge in demand for care services and support, the WLGA has said today.
A recent survey by Carers Wales shows that increasing demand for... read more
Wednesday, 05 December 2018
At a conference hosted by Welsh Government in Llandrindod Wells today based on ‘Improving Outcomes for Children’, professionals within children’s social care came together to discuss the range of challenges facing the sector.
Attending the... read more
Thursday, 15 November 2018