Digital accessibility campaigners are hoping that their new animated video will show designers how to avoid excluding disabled people from their websites, mobile phone apps, software and documents.
The new government has downgraded the importance of the role of the minister for disabled people, just days after winning the general election. The ministerial post had previously been a junior ministerial role until the October 2013 appointment of Mike Penning, who became a minister of state. At the time, Penning said: “Making this a […]
Mark Drakeford, Minister for Health and Social Services The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 1 May 2014. The Act forms the basis for a new statutory framework for social care in Wales. The regulations, codes of practice and statutory guidance have been developed in two tranches, through a consultative […]
Everything you need to know – in one place! The Care Council for Wales are developing a one-stop shop where all current resources relating to the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act will be accessible to all. If you have any information you have developed about the Act within your own organisations, or […]
Participants are needed for interviews about surveillance, Internet use and being a disabled person in the United Kingdom
If you are a disabled person and living in the South Wales area, you should consider getting a ‘Keep Safe Cymru’ card. The cards hold basic information about the individual such as how they communicate, any health issues that officers need to be aware of, and emergency contacts such as parents or carers. Holders will […]
The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on the future Welsh Government funding framework for equality and inclusion.
This twelve week consultation seeks views on what should be the Welsh Government’s Equality Objectives to be included in its Strategic Equality Plan 2012-16. They will be running workshops in their offices across Wales during the consultation period. Dates and venues are listed below. If you would like to attend please get in touch by visiting http://gov.wales/consultations/people-and-communities/draft-equality-objectives-2016-2020-consultation/?lang=en […]
WCVA invites you to ‘save the date’ for their information and support events that will be introducing and explaining upcoming European funding opportunities. Events will be running across the West Wales and the Valleys region and will comprise of a morning of presentations and Q&A opportunities, with the opportunity to stay on into the afternoon […]
Mark Drakeford, Minister for Health and Social Services: Members will be aware of the programme of work being undertaken to introduce further reform to the arrangements for paying for social care and support in Wales. This is to make those arrangements fairer and more sustainable than at present. I now wish to update you on […]