CFW welcomes Assembly’s strategy for next decade

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

Care Forum Wales (CFW) has welcomed the the Welsh Assembly Government’s 10 year strategy – Fulfilled Lives, Supportive Communities – describing it as one of the most significant steps for the Welsh health and social care sector in recent years. CFW chief executive Mario Kreft said his association had been lobbying for a sector which works together in partnership since CFW began in 1993. “This document represents a real commitment to the sector as a whole,” said Mr Kreft. “In the past, the guidance on how to work cohesively as a sector has not been followed effectively. Although there has been clear guidance from the Assembly to encourage partnership working, some local authorities and a number in the independent sector have paid little more than lip service to this. “The new strategy gives much more weight to partnership working. Now we are seeing it being built in to the system and that will engage the sector across the board. “It simply won’t be an option for private sector providers not t

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