In his latest Western Mail column, Gofal Executive Director Ewan Hilton reflects on the upcoming opportunities to ensure consistent and integrated legislation across health, social care and housing.
Gwenda Thomas AM, the Deputy Minister for Children and Social Services, has this week announced plans to promote a stronger voice for users and carers with an interest in social services.
Later today, Lynne Neagle AM will lead a short debate in the National Assembly for Wales, on the topic ‘The impact of welfare reform on mental health and wellbeing in Wales’.
On 20th June 2012, the Western Mail reported on Lynne Neagle AM’s National Assembly debate about the impact of welfare reform on mental health. Gofal Executive Director Ewan Hilton commented on the negative impact of the Employment Support Allowance system on many of the people we support.
At Gofal, we are delighted to have signed up to support Age Cymru’s ‘Rule Out Abuse’ campaign. You can join us in showing support for the campaign by signing the Rule Out Abuse Charter today.