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Older people's rights and coronavirus Welsh Government

Coronavirus has affected all aspects of our lives. We have all been affected by the virus and the unprecedented restrictions we have needed to put in place to slow its spread and protect all of us.

Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Scheme to launch in May

A new online service will launch on May 26 for small and medium sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees, the Government has announced today.

Covid-19: ‘Latest ONS figures show signs for cautious welcome’

Commenting on the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS), published today, which show the Covid-19 related deaths up to May 8 (but registered up to May 16), the Shadow Health Mi

RCT Council to hold formal meetings via video conferencing

The Council is finalising arrangements for formal committee meetings to resume via video conferencing – with the first meeting scheduled for this week. 

Help Us Keep our Children Safe

Due to the current lockdown, as a result of the COVID-19 national emergency, thousands of children within Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil and Bridgend, are remaining at home - which unfortunately is not always the safest place for some.

Rogue Traders operating in your area...

Residents are urged to be alert to rogue traders have been busy across the valleys.
They’ve been targeting elderly residents, offering to complete basic gardening and cleaning work for inflated prices.

SALT makes a difference!

Speech and Language Therapists (SALT) have always had a key role to play in supporting any patient in a critical care environment, by supporting rehabilitation of their communication, swallowing disorders and respiratory management.

Providing Vital Care In Our Communities

Caring for the elderly and vulnerable in their own homes and allowing them to live independently remains a vital priority for the Council during this difficult time.