Day Care Centre Closures Condemned

The decision to close two day-care centres in Wrexham have been condemned by Plaid Cymru. Wrexham County Borough Council’s Executive Board today agreed that the Plas yn Rhos in Rhosllanerchrugog and Caia Day Care Centres would close. Various Executive Board members referred to the cuts from the Welsh Government as justification for the closures. However…

Care Homes & Hopital Beds

Dear Editor Your Leader Comment ‘Hospital beds will be blocked if there are no care homes’ (Leader 13.10.15) is absolutely right to point out the obvious link between bed-blocking and the lack of community beds. The irony, of course, is that when the Health Board proposed to close Llangollen Hospital, it promised that it would…

Cysgod-y-Gaer latest

Following the news coverage regarding Mrs Marion Brown not being allowed a permanent placement at Cysgod-y-Gaer, Corwen, I have received the below message fro the head of Adult Services at Denbighshire County Council “Dear Mabon Ap GwynforThank you for your email. I can confirm that we have agreed that we will not prevent people choosing…

Cysgod-y-Gaer – exemplar home and more

Cysgod-y-Gaer Care Home, Corwen, must remain open and in public ownership for the well-being of its residents and their families, according to Mabon ap gwynfor, Plaid Cymru Parliamentary Candidate for Clwyd South. Both Westminster and Cardiff governments have cut public finances, resulting in County Council’s funding being cut. Denbighshire County Council are looking at ways…

Cysgod-y-Gaer, Corwen

“Whatever the deliberations of the Council, they must put the needs of the residents first. It is essential that the residents stay within their community, anything else would be to the detriment of the residents. 90% of care home residents are funded by Local Authorities, and by adding the profit element and running costs onto…