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Caring Ashden in line for top award after going extra mile

 Caring Ashden in line for top award after going extra mile

Ever since she was a young girl Ashden Prance-Bowen seemed destined for a career in the care sector – and is now proving to be a “natural” at the job.

Head chef Anthony in running for award thanks to multi-cultural cuisine

Head chef Anthony in running for award thanks to multi-cultural cuisine

A HEAD chef who cooks for a variety of cultures is in the running for a top award after transforming the cuisine at a care home with restaurant-style a la carte menus.

Career switch pays dividends for ex-investment boss Cerianne

 Career switch pays dividends for ex-investment boss Cerianne

A former investment manager who switched to a career in social care when she realised her computer was her only companion is in the running for a top national award.

Caring Mark goes above and beyond call of duty and conquers fear of heights

Caring Mark goes above and beyond call of duty and conquers fear of heights

Dedicated Mark Dunn overcame his fear of heights to help a seriously ill man fulfil his bucket list of wishes – and now the carer is in line for a top award.

Caring Sara hailed as a role model

Caring Sara hailed as a role model

A care practitioner who is in line for a prestigious award has been hailed as role model by colleagues and relatives of service users under her care.

Chef cooks up life-changing leap of faith

Chef cooks up life-changing leap of faith

A CHEF who quit the pub and restaurant trade less than a year ago to take on a role in the care sector has been rewarded for her "life-changing leap of faith" after being shortlisted for a major award.

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Game-changer for £3 billion-a-year social care sector

Game-changer for £3 billion-a-year social care sector

The Welsh Government decision to include social care as one of five key priority areas for their new economic strategy has been hailed as a "potential game-changer" for the sector.

South Wales builder continues growth

South Wales builder continues growth

A leading housebuilder has continued its growth by bringing in a new engineering assistant and architectural technician.

£30m care homes bill is "national scandal"

£30m care homes bill is

Angry care home owners in Wales say they're owed over £30 million in unpaid fees because of a legal battle that's been described as a "national scandal".

Chronic problems run deeper than zero hours contracts

Chronic problems run deeper than zero hours contracts

Social care providers have blasted the practice of "zero hours commissioning" by local authorities across North Wales.

New councils urged to ditch double standards over expenses and care fees

New councils urged to ditch double standards over expenses and care fees

The cost of overnight expenses and meal allowances claimed by councillors can be twice what local authorities pay in care home fees for vulnerable people, it's been revealed.

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