Wales plans Standards roadshows

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

Care Forum Wales (CFW) has taken the lead role in a partnership arrangement to introduce the Care Standards Act at seminars throughout Wales in April. The Care Standards Inspectorate (CSIW), the Care Council for Wales and the Health and Safety Executive have all agreed to contribute to a series of roadshows. CFW head of policy and public affairs Mario Kreft said the aim was to enable every social care provider in Wales to be able to attend a local seminar to learn about the changes being introduced and to put questions to each agency. “We are planning further regular staff development and training events, especially for registered managers,” Mr Kreft said. “These are the key employees in taking responsibility for compliance with the new requirements. This support for managers is endorsed by CSIW and the Care Council for Wales who will be partners in the programmes provided. This illustrates ways in which the social care sector can take responsibility for its own development to assist providers in reaching and

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