Press Releases

October 2018

‘Prevention is always better than a cure’- WLGA and ADSS call for preventative services funding in Draft Budget

  Ahead of Welsh Government’s budget due to be published on Tuesday 2nd October 2018, the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and the Association of
September 2018

Children’s Services in Wales at ‘breaking point’ and need urgent investment

As Assembly Members return from their summer recess ready to scrutinise the Welsh Government’s Draft Budget for the next fiscal year, a stark warning has
June 2018

Social care for adults contributes more than £2 billion to the Welsh economy

Press Release issued by Social Care Wales    Social care for adults contributes more than £2 billion to the Welsh economy and creates jobs for
April 2018

ADSS Cymru response to National Assembly report on step change needed in emotional and mental health support for children and young people in Wales

The Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS) Cymru, the leadership organisation for social services across Wales, welcomes today’s publication of the report, Mind over
April 2018

Marking two years of positive social services reform by local authorities despite pressures

Citizens in Wales who receive care and support are benefitting from the social service reforms carried out by local authorities under the Social Services and
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