Family & Community Government Policy & Strategies entries for Wales include strategy documents which inform current and future policy.
Carers’ national plan for Wales
Following consultations for a carers’ national plan for Wales, a summary of responses was published in January, 2021…
Ending child poverty: Welsh Government child poverty report
This report summarises what was done to help maximise the income of families living in poverty between 2020 and 2021…
Future Generations Commissioner’s Report
This report analyses the progress of all public bodies, including Welsh Government, in implementing the wellbeing of Future Generations (Wales) Act since it became law in 2015…
From bumps to babies: perinatal mental health care in Wales
During the perinatal period, from pregnancy up to a year after birth, women can be affected by a number of mental health problems. These include: depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders and postpartum psychosis.
Parents’ and carers’ views on how we can work together to prevent the sexual abuse of disabled children
Children and young people who have disabilities are at an increased risk of being abused compared with their non-disabled peers.
How safe are our children?
For the past six years our annual How safe are our children? report has compiled and analysed data from across the UK to show the current child protection landscape.
Mind over matter. A report on the step change needed in emotional and mental health support for children and young people in Wales
The Children, Young People and Education Committee identifies an urgent need to invest in preventative and early intervention services. The Committee believes that the distress suffered by many children and young people could be reduced or even avoided by enabling them to draw on the right support at the right time, in schools and in primary care across Wales.
Responding to issues of self-harm and thoughts of suicide in young people: guidance for teachers, professionals, volunteers and youth services
This guidance provides information for adults who work with children and young people regarding how to respond to issues of suicide and self-harm.
Life Skills in the Curriculum
Given the current uncertainty surrounding UK and world politics, this report is extremely important as the voices of young people in Wales will hopefully cut through the political tension and will provide a platform for young people’s voices to be heard above the noise.
Online safety action plan for children and young people in Wales 2019
The action plan provides an update on the progress of each of the 46 actions detailed in the 2018 plan. It also sets out the details of 15 new actions which will be taken forward by Welsh Government to enhance online safety provision, policy and practice across Wales.