Measuring the Mountain: Every Story is Important

Last year people across Wales shared an incredible 473 stories with Measuring the Mountain.  Stories that highlighted the complex and very personal nature of being a carer and of using care and support services.  These stories, helped to paint a picture of what social care is really like for people.

Measuring the Mountain: Every Story is Important

Last year people across Wales shared an incredible 473 stories with Measuring the Mountain.  Stories that highlighted the complex and very personal nature of being a carer and of using care and support services.  These stories, helped to paint a picture of what social care is really like for people.

Community Bank of Wales

In his 2018 Labour Leadership Manifesto ‘21st Century Socialism’ the First Minister proposed the establishment of a new ‘Community Bank of Wales’, owned by its members, on a one-member-one-vote basis, to ensure banking services are available across the country, including rural areas. Traditional banks are retreating from communities across Wales at an increasing rate, which is leavingContinue reading “Community Bank of Wales”

Care to Co-operate Autumn Newsletter

The latest news from Care to Co-operate, and the co-operative care and support sector. In this issue: learn How to Start a Co-operative, watch a new case study film, vote for your care and support hero, enrol inco-production workshops, and much more… 

How Foundational Economy thinking could help Social Care

“The services and products within the foundational economy provide those basic goods and services on which every citizen relies and which keep us safe, sound and civilized. Care and health services, food, housing, energy, construction, tourism and retailers on the high street are all examples of the foundational economy.”  – Welsh Government The reality is thatContinue reading “How Foundational Economy thinking could help Social Care”