Inquiry into Residential Care for Older People
The Health and Social Care Committee undertook an inquiry into residential care for older people during 2012/13. The terms of reference for the inquiry were as follows:
To examine the provision of residential care in Wales and the ways in which it can meet the current and future needs of older people, including:
These terms of reference were informed by the consultation conducted by the Committee in autumn 2011 on the scope of the inquiry. The Committee agreed to focus the inquiry on residential care, although nursing care was inevitably touched upon during discussions. The Committee also decided to focus its attention on the provision of services for older people for the purpose of this inquiry.
Evidence from the Deputy Minister for Children and Social Services
The Committee received evidence from the Deputy Minister for Children and Social Services (PDF, 150KB)
Evidence from the public
The Committee held a public consultation to gather evidence on this topic.
The Committee’s report
The Plenary debate on the Committee’s report took place on 20 February 2015.
Business type: Committee Inquiry
First published: 24/10/2011
- Residential care for older people in Wales - Report - December 2012
- Residential care for older people in Wales - Key conclusions and recommendations - December 2012 PDF 267 KB
- Residential care for older people in Wales - Welsh Government response - February 2013