Help is at hand for Welsh homes suffering under Act

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

Many owners and managers of independent care homes throughout Wales are struggling to cope with the demands made upon them by the implementation of the Care Standards Act 2000. Care Forum Wales is offering its members help and advice on the best way to fulfil the requirements of the Act ­ and on a wide range of other issues affecting the independent care sector. Information on membership can be obtained by contacting Care Forum Wales on 01745 536002. Mario Kreft, head of policy and public affairs described Care Forum Wales as a not-for-profit organisation representing all independent sector providers of health and social care services for adults and children throughout Wales. “Independent care homes are an essential component of health and social care provision in the UK,” Mr Kreft said. “It is vital that owners and managers of such homes have access to comprehensive support during these difficult times, when many have already found the challenges they face simply too great and have closed once thriving esta

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