Amazing Maisy the wonder dog comes to Bernadette’s rescue

FIVE year old Golden Labrador Maisy enables disabled former nurse Bernadette Clutton, 55, to live independently. The caring pooch is a trained disability dog and helps Bernadette undress, collects her emergency medication basket and can...

Pioneering Wrexham training officer in running for social care Oscar

A council worker who introduced a pioneering training programme to help care home staff transform the lives of people living with dementia is in line for a top award. Beverley Larkins, who is a staff...

Former ‘Downton Abbey’ housemaid toasts good health thanks to revolutionary treatment

A great-grandmother who once worked as a housemaid at the ‘real’ Downton Abbey has praised the doctor who gave her back her life following pioneering gynaecological treatment. Shirley Green, 72, was one of the first...

Game-changer for £3 billion-a-year social care sector in Wales

The Welsh Government decision to include social care as one of five key priority areas for their new economic strategy has been hailed as a "potential game-changer" for the sector. According to Care Forum Wales,...

DementiaGo…..Keep dancing with ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Russell Grant

As part of the Dementia Go physical activity programme for people living with dementia and their care-givers, Gwynedd Council is providing an afternoon of dance and fun with one of the stars of the...

£30m Welsh care homes bill is for “national scandal”

Angry care home owners in Wales say they're owed over £30 million in unpaid fees because of a legal battle that's been described as a "national scandal". After more than three years of wrangling, the...

Pioneering Denbighshire hospice hailed as one of Wales’s great success stories

Wales's top nurse has hailed a pioneering hospice that serves Flintshire as one of the nation's greatest healthcare success stories. The Chief Nursing Officer for Wales, Professor Jean White, will be reporting her findings to...

Arthritis Charities Welcome Rheumatology Decision for Wales

Welsh Assembly Members have voted overwhelmingly in support of a motion calling on the Government to provide a fully dedicated rheumatology service for children living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) in South Wales. The debate followed...

A change for the better at Eagles Meadow shopping centre

A shopping centre has earned national recognition for the quality of its facilities for disabled people. The disabled toilets at Eagles Meadow in Wrexham have been accredited by learning disability organisation Mencap and included on...

Tiny donkeys raise big smiles at Caernarfon care home Bryn Seiont Newydd

Two cute miniature donkeys padded into a care home - and became an instant hit with the residents. Sisters Winifred and Jenny, both aged eight, are just 36 inches tall but they're already big mates...
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