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An inspection of Adult Services at Powys County Council has 'identified significant areas for improvement' outlined in a Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) report published today. The inspection, which took place in January, looked at how adults, their families and carers access information advice and assistance services and are supported and…
The Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) has called for urgent improvement after inspectors found a number of serious concerns following an inspection of Powys County Council children’s services in July 2017. The inspection report, published this week, found that children and young people were not well-served by the…
Social Services Minister Rebecca Evans has praised Powys’s health and social care services for becoming the first area in Wales to jointly implement a new IT system that helps health and social care professionals work together to provide care closer to people’s homes. The Welsh Community Care Information System (WCCIS)…
This case study highlights good practice in taking a wider system approach to planning for the future accommodation needs of an ageing population in Powys. It describes the approach taken by Powys and its partners to developing a comprehensive understanding of the current and future accommodation based needs of its…
An inspection into adult social services at Powys County Council has revealed the local authority has failed to deliver on an earlier inspection which highlighted an urgent need to modernise the delivery of adult social services. A new Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) inspection report said that, despite…
A Welsh care provider has announced it has 50 jobs on offer in Newtown, Welshpool and surrounding towns and villages. Abacare, which has offices in Newtown and Bangor, provides full and accredited training for full or part time positions in the industry. The company are looking for kind, committed and…