Posts From 2010

Beacons Creative Wales Ltd- an emerging social enterprise 

Powys County Council
Strong and healthy communities are something all Councils aspire to encourage and sustain. Helping our citizens to be safe, live long, healthy and fulfilling lives is a key aim in Powys County Council’s Community Strategy and Health Social Care and... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  08/12/2010
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Implementing the National Exercise Referral Scheme 

Monmouthshire County Council
A key driver for developing service delivery for Monmouthshire Leisure Services was to implement the National Exercise Referral Scheme enabling the establishment of formal, coordinated partnerships between the service and numerous health... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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Transitional beds and flexible accommodation 

Carmarthenshire County Council
Health & Social Care Integration was identified as one of the priorities of the Carmarthenshire Local Service Board when the Board had to agree its Local Delivery Plans with the Welsh Assembly in 2008. Subsequent to that agreement, Health & Social... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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Food Standards Service 

Torfaen County Borough Council
In 2009/10 Torfaen County Borough Council embarked on a nutrition survey, which involved the sampling of an “All Day Menu” at 10 Nursing Homes, Residential Care, and, Supported Living premises within its area.
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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Delivering a Waste Management Infrastructure for the Future 

Wrexham County Borough Council
Wrexham County Borough Council has the first waste management facility in Wales funded under the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). The Council and Waste Recycling Group Ltd (WRG) have a 25 year contract to which the Welsh Assembly have allocated... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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South West Wales Regional Funding Fair 

Carmarthenshire County Council
In Spring 2008, the 4 County Voluntary Councils and 4 Local Authorities in South West Wales held a held a very successful one day Regional Funding Fair event aimed at community and voluntary groups at the Carmarthen United Counties Showground which... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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Health Challenge Valleys 

Blaenau Gwent CBC, Caerphilly CBC, Merthyr Tydfil CBC, Rhondda Cynon Taf CBC & Torfaen CBC
The Heads of the Valleys Programme is a 15 year regeneration strategy developed in full partnership with five local authorities, (Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil, Caerphilly, Blaenau-Gwent and Torfaen), and other local stakeholders to tackle the... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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Shared Legal Services Project – South West Wales 

Carmarthenshire County Council, Bridgend County Borough Council, , Ceredigion County Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Pembrokeshire County Council and City and County of Swansea
The project is an example of what can be achieved through an incremental approach to collaboration, although it is important to note that this is a work in progress. The 6 participating authorities of Bridgend, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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Rural and Forestry Team (RaFT) 

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Services
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service Rural and Forestry Team (RaFT) work with partner organisations targeting deliberate fire setting and other anti social behaviour (ASB) affecting the rural communities. This scheme is the only one of its... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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Dedicated Housing website www.cardiffhousing.co.uk 

Cardiff Council
In January 2010, Cardiff Council completed a four year programme to maximise available accommodation and ensure that good quality affordable housing developments address the variety of housing needs for its citizens, whilst ensuring accessibility... read more
 
 Posted by Good Practice Wales
  07/12/2010
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