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24 January 2023

Care Home Volunteers needed

An exciting new role has been created to make a real difference, it will match your skills and interests with those of care home residents to create a project with long lasting impact.   What will I be doing as a volunteer care home volunteer?   Working alongside an activities coordinator and art practitioner, you’ll […]

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8 December 2022

Children and Families Services initiative wins prestigious UK award

A County Council initiative which ensures Anglesey’s looked after children enjoy positive life experiences has won a prestigious UK award. The Cartrefi Clyd initiative has been awarded the 2022 Children in Care Award at the Children and Young People Now 2022 Awards for its success in providing looked after children with safe, caring and nurturing […]

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25 October 2022

Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2022

Investing in staff development sees new business boom for award finalist… Launching a new business at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic has turned out to be an industry-leading decision for a Carmarthen-based day care provider. As the world wrestled with lockdowns and restrictions, Rebecca Davies launched Willow Daycare on the grounds of Glangwili General […]

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1 October 2022

New course helps set more people on path to career in care

More than 30 people from the African community in Swansea have completed a three-day Introduction to social care course, to help set them on the pathway for a career in care. Two groups from the African Community Centre in Swansea completed the three-day online course, during which they learned about working in social care, which […]

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21 September 2022

Entries and nominations now open for 2023 Accolades awards

The 2023 Accolades awards are now open for entries and nominations and we want to hear about the good work that’s going on within social work, social care and childcare, play and early years in Wales. If you’re a team, group or organisation in the public, private, voluntary or co-operative sectors in Wales, this is […]

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1 March 2023

More than just words

To someone receiving care, it’s more than just words. Whether you speak a lot of Welsh or tipyn bach, using any Cymraeg will help create deeper connections as a care worker. Provide an ‘Active offer’? The ‘Active Offer’ means to provide a service in Welsh without having to ask for it. To not actively offer […]

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