“Cautious” welcome for Carmarthenshire indoor care home visits

A social care leader has given a “cautious” welcome to news that indoor care home visits are being allowed again in Carmarthenshire from August 29. But Mary Wimbury, the chief executive of Care Forum Wales which represents nearly 500 providers, stressed the need for the visits to be properly “risk assessed” Continue Reading

Extra £22.7 million is “temporary sticking plaster” for care homeowners claims chair of Care Forum Wales

CARE homeowners in Llanelli have described the extra £22.7 million in emergency funding announced by the Welsh Government as a “temporary sticking plaster”. While the additional money was “most welcome”, sector champions Care Forum Wales say the overwhelming priority must be to devise a national action plan to implement long-term Continue Reading

CEO of Care Forum Wales urges First Minister to address pressure in care homes

FIRST MINISTER Mark Drakeford has been urged to act urgently to prevent “avoidable disaster” of deaths  in care homes. Care home owners in Llanelli have protested they are being put under pressure to admit patients from hospitals when they haven’t got access to tests and enough personal protective equipment to Continue Reading

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