Care Forum Wales boosts membership


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Cartrefi Cymru, a charity to support people with learning difficulties helping people to live independently in their own homes and in the community, has become the latest member to join Care Forum Wales (CFW), as part of the association’s sustained drive to attract more members, strengthening its position as the voice of the independent health and social sector in Wales.

Working in partnership with local authorities and housing associations, Cartrefi Cymru quickly went from strength to strength, becoming the biggest provider of home-based learning disability services in Wales. It employs more than 1000 staff working in more than 100 teams from a number of regional offices around Wales.

Cartrefi Cymru chief executive Adrian Roper said that, with the devolution of political powers to Wales, it was important that the Welsh perspective was heard and understood by the Assembly before decisions were taken about matters affecting the care industry.

“The more members CFW has the stronger its r





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