Wales summit will debate key issues
The principal players of the Welsh care sector will gather in the Vale of Glamorgan on Thursday, June 23 at the first Wales Care Summit to debate the key issues facing the sector. The event, organised by Care Forum Wales (CFW), is expected to attract about 500 delegates. The summit will be opened by Welsh Assembly minister for health and social services Dr Brian Gibbons. Other organisations to be represented include the Welsh Local Government Association, Association of Directors of Social Services Wales, Care Council for Wales, Care Standards Inspectorate for Wales and NHS Wales. CFW chairman Mario Kreft said topics on the agenda would include how to improve services and to support service users and carers; effective health and well being partnerships; domiciliary care regulation; the health and social care interface; Wanless action plans; prospects for government funding; recruitment and retention; and The Academy of Care Practitioners.