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Commentary 26 May 2022
Integrating wellbeing objectives into long-term infrastructure planning
Integrating wellbeing objectives into long-term infrastructure planning is a necessary condition for ensuring the Wellbeing of Future Generations. From empowering citizens to make decisions affecting...
Commentary 7 June 2021
Volunteering lessons from the pandemic
Amanda Carr, Director of Swansea Council for Voluntary Service (SCVS), reflects on how new research into volunteering and wellbeing during the pandemic matches up with...
Commentary 17 February 2021
Domiciliary Care: what it’s really like?
A personal perspective from a registered Social Care Worker and Manager
Commentary 3 December 2020
Caring for the Care Sector: How Can We Support New Models of Home Care
Social care needs help. We can only describe a service as in “crisis” for so long until that becomes the norm, and the very name “...
Commentary 12 November 2020
Supporting mental health and wellbeing in fishermen and fishing communities
In September 2020 the Centre published it’s report Policy options for Welsh fishing opportunities, which explores the potential fishing opportunities open to Wales after the...
Commentary 6 November 2020
Building on strong foundations: the volunteer response to the pandemic in Wales
Emma Taylor-Collins and Hannah Durrant from Wales Centre for Public Policy, and WCVA’s Helpforce Cymru Manager Fiona Liddell look for a pattern in recent...
Commentary 29 October 2020
What does Brexit mean for the Welsh health and social care workforce?
Regardless of what happens on the broader Brexit negotiations, change is coming on January 1; free movement will end, and the new “points-based system” will be...
Commentary 1 July 2020
How are we going to fund social care?
The Coronavirus pandemic has highlighted, more than ever, the importance of funding social care. Local authorities are concerned about meeting their statutory duties, paying care...