All-Wales Pledge Version 2

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ADSS Cymru Feasibility Report




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Delivering Social Care in an Anti-Racist Wales

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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.


ADSS Cymru aims to provide support directly from the business unit and also via our policy groups. If you would like to request or engage ADSS Cymru or any of our policy groups listed below;

Please contact them via the email provided:

  • Board of Directors

On receipt of your enquiry, the business unit will establish with the Chair of the relevant policy group if they have the capacity to deal with your request. We will also need to ensure the request aligns with the priorities and strategic objectives of that group and ADSS Cymru.

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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