An “inspirational figure” to social care in Wales has been honoured for her many years of dedicated service..
Rhian Huws Williams, who has retired after 15 years as the first chief executive of the Care Council for Wales last June, was presented with The Craig Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2016 Wales Care Awards, known as the Oscars of social care.
Rhian, who comes from Llannefydd near Denbigh, was a social worker and trainer before going on in 2001 to oversee the formation and then head up the Care Council, which independently regulates and develops the professional education and training of Wales’s social care workforce.
She played a leading role in devising its key policies and strategies and also sat on a number of influential government bodies in Wales and beyond. (more…)