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Measuring the Mountain – Understanding Experiences of Social Care in Wales

Measuring the Mountain – Understanding Experiences of Social Care in Wales Measuring the Mountain is an all-Wales project evaluating the impact of the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act 2014. It is a collaboration between the public sector, third sector and, most importantly, the people who live here. Funded by Welsh Government, the project will […]


Residential care savings limit increases in Wales

  Cynyddu’r terfyn cynilion i bobl sy’n byw mewn cartrefi gofal preswyl yng Nghymru Mae Llywodraeth Cymru wedi cadarnhau y bydd pobl yng Nghymru, o heddiw ymlaen, yn cael cadw hyd at £40,000 o’u harian cyn iddynt orfod talu cost lawn eu gofal preswyl. Dydd Llun 09 Ebrill 2018   http://gov.wales/newsroom/health-and-social-services/2018/limit-increases/?skip=1&lang=cy   Residential care savings […]


We need your help

The Disability Advice Project are applying to the Big Lottery Fund for money to help families bringing​ up a child or children under the age of 18 with additional needs.   One family member needs to be in employment, whether part-time, full-time or self employed.   To help us do this we need to learn about the […]


No Voice No Choice

This is a two year project funded by the Peoples Health Trust.  The project is being run by the Disability Advice Project (DAP).  It is targeted at parents of children and young people up to the age of 25 years, with a disability in Torfaen.  Aims of the project are:  Improved participation of parents of […]


Campaigns, Child Poverty Action Group

The ‘two-child limit’ is affecting families now – third or subsequent children born since last Thursday are no longer eligible for child tax credit or universal credit support. This breaks a fundamental premise of our social security system – the link between what families need and the support they get. We’ve been putting pressure on the government […]


The real cost of caring

The pressure is on our social services to deliver care to some of the most vulnerable in society.  Week In, Week Out investigated the challenges facing those on the front line of a system struggling under the strain.   Filming behind the scenes with a Welsh care company, reporter Sian Lloyd uncovers a recruitment crisis which […]