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Category: 12. Policy context

The legislation that sets the co-production tone in Wales

A Healthier Wales: our Plan for Health and Social Care

This plan was developed in response to the Parliamentary Review report (below). It sets out a long term future vision of a “whole system approach to health and social care”, which is focussed on health and wellbeing, and on preventing illness. Find it here: https://gov.wales/topics/health/publications/healthier-wales/?lang=en Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care in Wales An expert panel was set up to undertake a review of health and social care, in line with the commitment given by the First […]

The SSWB Act and the WBFG Act

Strange bedfellows – or cut from the same cloth? The WGLA commissioned this this ‘think piece’ from Alan Netherwood on the links between the Well-being of Future Generations Act and the Social Services and Well-being Act. This sets out ways in which work to be undertaken for each Act relates to each other, including assessments and timescales etc. (December 2015) Find it here.  

Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

1. The Government Act The Act will make the public bodies listed in the Act think more about the long term, work better with people and communities and each other, look to prevent problems and take a more joined-up approach. https://gov.wales/topics/people-and-communities/people/future-generations-act/?lang=en   2. The Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act – All You Need To Know (WCVA website) This Act aims to create a secure, sustainable future for Wales. But how exactly will it do that, […]

Welsh Government Programme for government (2018) including Prosperity for All: the national strategy

We want to build a Wales that is healthy and active, prosperous and secure, ambitious and learning, and united and connected. Our Programme for Government, Taking Wales Forward, outlines the commitments we will deliver over the next 5 years to help drive improvement and make the biggest difference to the lives of everyone in Wales. Prosperity for All: the national strategy takes those commitments, places them in a long-term context, and sets out how they […]

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

1. The full Government Act Welsh Government. 2014. Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. http://www.legislation.gov.uk/anaw/2014/4/contents   2. Getting in on the Act (Social Care Wales resources) To go alongside the introduction of the Social Services and Wellbeing (Wales) Act, the Care Council for Wales (now Social Care Wales) introduced an online resource for information and advice to allow organisations to implement the legislation into their work. This includes: Overview and awareness Principles of the Act Planning […]