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Publications 10 March 2021
Disabled Facilities Grants: Changing the means test
In 2019 in Wales 22% of the population were disabled, with the disabled population projected to increase significantly by 2035. Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) are means-tested grants for...
Publications 9 March 2021
WCPP Evidence Briefing Papers
This series of evidence briefing papers summarises some of the key policy areas, challenges and opportunities that we have researched in recent years.
Commentary 17 February 2021
Domiciliary Care: what it’s really like?
A personal perspective from a registered Social Care Worker and Manager
Projects
Children looked after: How practice drives variation in rates across Wales
The substantial and sustained increase in the rate of children in care in Wales has been a source of policy concern for some time: it...
Publications 14 December 2020
Designing technology-enabled services to tackle loneliness
Tackling loneliness was a priority for Welsh Government and public services across Wales before the Coronavirus pandemic and has become a greater concern since. The...
Publications 14 December 2020
Male Suicide
Data on the rates of suicide across the UK suggest that there is a gendered dimension to suicide. Male suicides accounted for around three quarters...
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 “...