Senedd Cymru scrutiny of the Bill
The Bill was introduced on the 23rd October 2017, and agreed by the Assembly on the 19th June 2018. The College gave oral evidence to the Health, Social Care and Sport committee on the 23rd November, 2017.
- View the webcast of the evidence session
- Details of the scrutiny by the Health, Social Care & Sport Committee.
- Report of the Health, Social Care & Sport Committee (PDF)
Detail of legislation
The Health, Social Care & Committee looked at the use of antipsychotic medication in care home settings, and the ways in which its inappropriate use could be reduced. Published Report
The Health, Sport & Social Care Committee looked to assess the extent and impact of loneliness and isolation experienced by people in Wales, particularly older people, and how it can be addressed. Published Report.
Alzheimers Society Cymru and the Welsh Language Commissioner have produced a report on Dementia care for Welsh language speakers in Wales. Published Report.
Welsh Government has set a vision for Wales to be a dementia-friendly nation that recognises the rights of people with dementia to feel valued and to live as independently as possible in their communities.
The action plan aims to progress commitments relating to dementia in Taking Wales Forward and Prosperity for All setting out the range of stakeholders who can support this agenda and the actions required for change.