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Deputy Minister praises impact of second Young Carers’ Festival

The Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan, has praised the impact of the second Young Carers’ Festival in Wales.

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Flagship programme to expand Flying Start exceeds target in first phase

The Welsh Government has exceeded its target for the first phase of expanding its flagship Flying Start programme, Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced.

(From left) Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan, and Minister for Health and Social Services Eluned Morgan, with Paul McGrath

Up to £30m investment in community care to reduce pressure on hospitals

The Welsh Government will invest up to £30m to deliver more care at home or in the community and reduce the time people spend in hospitals. 

Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan on the Swansea Ageing Well Walking Session

Older People’s Champions helping to create an Age Friendly Wales

Every local authority in Wales now has an Older People’s Champion to help deliver the Welsh Government’s ambition to create an Age Friendly Wales, the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced.

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Welsh Government achieves Fostering Friendly status

The Welsh Government has become the first full government in the UK to achieve Fostering Friendly status, Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced at the start of Foster Care Fortnight™ 2023.

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Anti-racist training launched for childcare and playwork professionals

New high quality, free, diversity and anti-racist professional learning (DARPL) provision and resources are now available for practitioners working with babies and young children providing childcare, play and nursery education, Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced.

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Twenty-four hour listening line now offering support to families living with neurodivergent conditions

Families living with autism and other neurodivergent conditions can now access 24 hour support and advice, the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan has announced.

Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan with some of the Young Wales volunteer researchers

Young researchers praised for work on United Nations report about rights of children in Wales

A group of young researchers have been praised for their work on a report to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child about the experiences of young people and their human rights in Wales, by the Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan.

Julie Morgan

People affected by historic adoption practices welcomed to Senedd for Welsh Government apology

People affected by the historical practice of forced adoption have been welcomed to the Senedd by the Deputy Minister for Social Services, Julie Morgan, for an apology on behalf of the Welsh Government for the societal failures that led to these historical practices.

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‘We must make time to support young carers’

“It is essential that unpaid carers are supported to prioritise their own health and well-being alongside caring.”

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Views sought on a new review process following a person’s harm or death

A public consultation seeking views on making the review process following a person’s death easier and quicker for families has opened.

Deputy Minister for Social Services Julie Morgan and Plaid Cymru Designated Member Siân Gwenllian at Mount Stuart Primary School, in Cardiff.

More two-year-olds across Wales to benefit from funded childcare with further £10 million investment

More two-year olds in Wales are set to benefit from funded childcare as scheme expands with £10 million of further Welsh Government funding.