Have your say – Evaluation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act

The Welsh Government has commissioned a partnership between leading academics across four universities in Wales and expert advisers to deliver the evaluation of the ground-breaking Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014. Please read the official statement below, and find out how you can have your say… We are currently undertaking the process evaluation phaseContinue reading “Have your say – Evaluation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act”

Care to Co-operate Podcast: Episode 3

How do we build social value into commissioning care services? Could crisp packets be the answer? Listen to the third podcast in our Care to Co-operate series to find out…

Co-op Fortnight 2020

Co-op Fortnight is organised by Co-operatives UK, sponsored by some of the UK’s most successful co-operatives and brought to life by co-ops across the UK.  The theme for 2020 is #JoinACoop – providing an opportunity to celebrate our members, spread the word about the benefits of membership and encourage people across the UK to #JoinACoop

The Co-operative of the Year Awards 2020

The UK’s most inspirational co-ops, chosen by you From large commercial businesses to expanding enterprises and innovative start-ups, there are thousands of thriving co‑operatives across the UK. Co-operatives UK is inviting you, the people who are running, using and supporting co‑operatives up and down the country, to decide which organisations and individuals will be honoured inContinue reading “The Co-operative of the Year Awards 2020”

Care to Co-operate Podcast: Episode 2

This podcast series charts a project to encourage care commissioners to think about how they can deliver care services which promote wellbeing for citizens and communities, and long term sustainability for care and wellbeing services. In episode 2, Adrian and Donna discuss role that private companies should play in the social care sector. If theyContinue reading “Care to Co-operate Podcast: Episode 2”

Care to Co-operate Workshops – January 2020!

Happy New Year Co-operators! Start your new year on the right-foot and sign-up to a £FREE Care to Co-operate workshop… At each event we will… Lunch is not provided.  If you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know. Please contact Thomas James with queries or requests you may have on 07384 256999, or thomas.james@wales.coop

Care to Co-operate Workshops – January 2020!

Happy New Year Co-operators! Start your new year on the right-foot and sign-up to a £FREE Care to Co-operate workshop… At each event we will… Lunch is not provided.  If you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know. Please contact Thomas James with queries or requests you may have on 07384 256999, or thomas.james@wales.coop

Co-operative models of social care raised in AM’s debate

Vikki Howell AM raised the benefits that co-operative models of social care brings – particularly to the workforce and those receiving services… “Social care co-ops build up people-centred approaches to service delivery. Instead of remote head offices and the prioritisation of shareholders, they lead to truly community-anchored businesses, local economic investment and social benefits. OrganisationsContinue reading “Co-operative models of social care raised in AM’s debate”

Care to Co-operate – The Podcast

This podcast series charts a project to encourage care commissioners to think about how they can deliver care services which promote wellbeing for citizens and communities, and long term sustainability for care and wellbeing services. In episode 1, Donna Coyle, Care to Co-operate Project Manager, and Adrian Roper, CEO of Cartrefi Cymru, talk to CatherineContinue reading “Care to Co-operate – The Podcast”