Independent care providers in Wales have given their support to the Welsh Government's plans to reform social services.
Care Forum Wales, which represents more than 500 members, said the legislation could "end the post code lottery that has plagued social care services".
The Bill would give people the ability to opt out of receiving care from their local authority, and choose another provider instead.
A consultation on the proposals begins today
Radical reform of the planning and delivery of services is long overdue and we need to create a culture where the independent sector works in true partnership with public sector bodies
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