Press Releases

February 2018

Announcing our strategy to bring greater support and awareness for the sector

The Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru (ADSS Cymru), the voice of professional and strategic leadership of social care services in Wales, has today
February 2018

ADSS Cymru welcomes Government’s move on home schooling but ‘more’ needs to be done

Commenting on the Welsh Government’s announcement that while they will strengthen the policy and legislative framework around home educated children, they will not develop a
January 2018

ADSS Cymru welcomes the Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care in Wales

As the national leadership organisation for social services in Wales, ADSS Cymru welcomes the recent publication of the Parliamentary Review of Health and Social Care
January 2017

Welcome Additional Funding for Social Care

April 2016

s20 Guidance - ADCS/Cafcass/ADSS Cymru

Placements under section 20 remain a viable option for looked after children. New Guidance issued today by Cafcass, ADSC & ADSS Cymru clarifies expectations on
January 2016

Ten actions required to improve health, social care and well-being in Wales

Health and social care organisations from across Wales have come together through the Welsh NHS Confederation’s 2016 Challenge Policy Forum to outline their key priorities
September 2015

New deadline for people to claim for their care being funded by the Welsh NHS

Press release from Welsh Government, Saturday 05 September 2015 The Welsh Government is asking people who believe their care should have been funded by the NHS
July 2015

ADSS Cymru press statement on the NAS Annual Report

ADSS Cymru welcomes the first annual report of the ground-breaking National Adoption Service for Wales. It is very encouraging to see these early signs that