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Welsh Govt. consultations re phase 3 of of implementation of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales)

The Welsh Government has published three consultations relating to Phase 3 of implementation of the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016.


The Act establishes a new system of regulation and inspection of social care that upholds the rights of Welsh citizens to dignified, safe and appropriate care and support.


We are consulting on improvements to the regulation of fostering services, adult placement services and, for the first time, of advocacy services in respect of children’s statutory advocacy.


For further details please see the webpages for each consultation:


·         Fostering services

·         Adult Placement services

·         Advocacy services

The Minister for Children, Older People and Social Care has issued a written statement which is available at:


In support of these consultations we are holding information events:


·         Wrexham, Wednesday 20 June 2018

·         Cardiff, Thursday 19 July 2018

To attend contact by Friday 8 June (Wrexham event) or Friday 6 July (Cardiff event).  Spaces are limited and subject to availability. 


The consultations close on Thursday 16 August 2018We look forward to hearing your views. 


Please cascade this email within your organisations and networks.


Thanks and regards,


Social Services and Integration Directorate

Welsh Government