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The Paul Ridd Learning Disability Education and Training Programme rolled out to NHS Wales healthcare staff
New training will be rolled out across NHS Wales for all healthcare staff in a public-facing role to support people with learning disabilities who are accessing services the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced.
Unpaid carers in Wales to receive a £500 payment as part of £29m investment
More than 57,000 unpaid carers in Wales will receive a £500 payment in recognition of the pivotal role they have played during the pandemic.
Physically punishing children becomes illegal in Wales
From today [March 21st] physically punishing children will be illegal in Wales as Welsh Government continues to put children’s rights at the heart of its policies.
Flying Start expanded in Wales
In the first phase of the extension of high-quality childcare to all two-year olds in Wales, the Flying Start programme is being expanded to 2,500 more children under the age of four.
Childcare Offer extended as providers receive funding boost.
The Childcare Offer will be extended to parents in education and training and parents on adoption leave, the Welsh Government has announced.
“We want Wales to be a wonderful place to grow up, live and work, now and in the future” – Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan.
Children and young people to be at the heart of decision making, as Welsh Government sets out how it will make Wales a wonderful place to grow up, live and work.
£96m investment to give tens of thousands of social care staff a £1,000 extra payment
Tens of thousands of social care staff who will be eligible for the real living wage from April will receive an additional £1,000 net payment as the Welsh Government invests in the sector.
Social Care staff to earn the Real Living Wage
Social Care staff will receive the Real Living Wage in Wales as part of a package to support the sector, the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan has announced.
Fund to tackle loneliness and isolation launched
A fund to tackle loneliness and social isolation will help grass root organisations bring communities together across Wales.
New approach to children’s care piloted in Wales.
A Family Drug and Alcohol Court (FDAC) pilot has been launched in Wales offering an alternative family court for children’s care and help keep families together.
New package of support for unpaid carers
On Carers’ Rights Day Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has outlined how £7m Welsh Government funding will support unpaid carers in recognition of the vital support they provide to the people they care for.
Young people to have their voices heard
This Universal Children’s Day [20th November] young people from across Wales will meet with Ministers from across Welsh Government to have their voices heard.