CFW keeps the pressure on

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

The Fair Price for Care campaign launched in March this year by Care Forum Wales (CFW) with a 700-strong demonstration outside the Welsh Assembly Government, enjoyed a 24 hour in November. The catalyst for the interest was the unveiling of a double billboard poster site outside the front doors of the Welsh Assembly building with key representatives from Care Forum Wales and a number of other organisations concerned with long term and social care. CFW head of policy and public affairs Mario Kreft said the campaign was on behalf of vulnerable people and that his organisation was fighting to keep a valuable community service. “We¹re not going away until our argument is heard,” Mr Kreft said. “Twelve months ago Care Forum Wales made a decision to appoint a professional PR team to work on the campaign. That decision means that the crisis is front-page news in Wales. People are talking about it. They know we¹re here to fight our corner.” The media interest began with an item on BBC Wales TV¹s flagship political

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