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Regulatory bodies for Wales

Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW)

CSSIW is responsible for inspecting social care and social services in Wales, ensuring that they are safe for the people who use them.

CSSIW

CSSIW regulates social care and early-years services using the regulations and national minimum standards made by the National Assembly for Wales and the Welsh Government. The regulations enable CSSIW to regulate the conduct of providers in Wales.

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Estyn

Estyn inspects quality and standards across Wales, inclusive of nursery schools and settings that are maintained by, or receive funding from, local authorities.

It provides advice and guidance to the Welsh Government on quality and standards in education and training in Wales. nursery schools and settings that are maintained by, or receive funding from, local authorities.

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