September 20, 2021

Newyddion Cymru Ar-Lein : Wales News Online

Newyddion Lleol a Chenedlaethol Cymru – Local and National News for Wales

A LACK of staff at Swansea Council’s only residential home for children was “a fundamental issue” which led to other challenges, a senior officer said.

Christopher Francis said he had known about a number of issues that were flagged up by Welsh Government inspectors, with a couple of others he wasn’t aware of.

Mr Francis, the council’s principal officer for child and family services, said the authority was implementing changes at Ty Nant residential home, which looks after a small number of 10 to 18-year-olds, some of whom arrive on an unplanned basis.

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW) issued five “priority action” notices after visiting Ty Nant in May thi