Planning is now under way for this year's National Social Care Conference (NSCC21)   




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Thank you to the social care profession for your continued commitment to delivering exceptional care to citizens across Wales.

ADSS Cymru is working with our partners to deliver information and guidance to commissioners and providers of social care related to Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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What We Do

The Association of Directors of Social Services (ADSS) Cymru is the voice of the professional and strategic leadership of social care services in Wales. We represent the collective view of all twenty-two local authorities social services departments across Wales, and deliver positive outcomes for our communities by informing and influencing legislation, policies and practices in the social care sector.

ADSS Cymru provides experience and expertise covering all aspects of social services. We also provide a key information resource within the social services sector, responding to the demand for intelligence to inform strategic decision-making and best practice.

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Welsh Government
Welsh Local Government Associates (WLGA)
Social Care Wales
Care Inspectorate Wales
Care Forum Wales
Older People’s Commissioner for Wales