Care Forum Wales seeks to boost membership
A leading care sector organisation has launched a major recruitment drive to strengthen its hand in shaping the future of the billion pound industry.
According to Care Forum Wales, independent operators are now providing 80% of the social care in Wales – mainly funded by the public purse, and honorary chief executive Mario Kreft says the growing economic clout of the care sector will help to lead Wales out of recession.
After launching the campaign, Mr Kreft urged more independent sector care providers in Wales to sign up. He said they would benefit from the expertise and influence wielded by Care Forum Wales – for 82p a day, the equivalent of the price of a cup of tea.
‘We already have fantastic penetration in Wales with 500 members on our books – ranging from small operations, people in the voluntary and private sectors, to the household names of large nursing homes, the large groups,’ said Mr Kreft.
‘We believe that even more independent providers want to be engaged in the process of moving