Welsh Government’s ten-year plan for A Healthier Wales sets a single, shared vision for health and social care in Wales, in which the third sector, both the paid and unpaid workforce, including volunteers and unpaid carers, play an integral part. Building on this vision, WCVA are hosting an event this Thursday (23/05/19) – A Healthier… Read More Care to Co-operate at ‘A Healthier Wales’
From Monday 20 May to Sunday 26 May, it’s Dementia Action Week– a week that unites individuals, workplaces and communities to take action and improve the lives of people living with dementia. (Alzheimer’s Society) For Dementia Action Week, we are going to share a series of posts about a very special friendship club called Me,… Read More Dementia Action Week 2019
You are invited to apply for the 2019 Social Business Wales Awards. Yes you; the social entrepreneurs, the business leaders, the hardworking co-operators and talented innovators of the social business sector in Wales. Applications open today (Monday 13 May). Register your interest now for updates, reminders and useful information to help you through the process.
Today’s theme for Deaf Awareness Week is Family & Youth. Let’s be honest, growing up and having a family isn’t without challenges, but a communication barrier shouldn’t be one of them! “I remember when the original service closed in 2016… that was a huge barrier for deaf people. I had a lot of letters and… Read More Deaf Awareness Week: Family & Youth
The Limping Chicken is “The world’s most popular deaf blog! Laying eggs since 2012” This blog regularly publishes news, information and announcements that are dedicated to the Deaf Community. It could be about advancements in medical technology, education opportunities, accessible entertainment and more! We believe the Limping Chicken is a fantastic platform, please have a… Read More Deaf Awareness Week: Entertainment
Today, the focus is on health, and the role model for us is Conwy Deaf Translation and Support Service (CDTSS). The co-operative is based in Conwy, north Wales, and provide an essential translation service to their Deaf Community. CDTSS also offer advice and guidance on what matters to their clients – it could be a… Read More Deaf Awareness Week: Health
Deaf Awareness Week begins with a focus on education and employment. Forum member, Care to Co-operate, have an Online Learning Resource that is available in British Sign Language. Their interactive website guides users on how to setup health, social care and well-being co-operatives. The website is also packed full of additional resources and a glossary… Read More Deaf Awareness Week: Education & Employment