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…

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”

Care to Co-operate 2020 Events – 50% of tickets gone!

Hello co-operators! Update: Carmarthen workshop sold out! We are spreading our vision for a co-operative care and support sector at four regional events in January 2020, and we want you to join us! Less than 50% of tickets remain, please book now… At each event we will… Lunch is not provided.  If you have anyContinue reading “Care to Co-operate 2020 Events – 50% of tickets gone!”

Care to Co-operate is on the road… secure your free tickets now!

Hello co-operators! The festive season is almost upon us.  Before the fun and excitement takes hold, we have an important announcement for you (and your first New Year resolution!)… We are spreading our vision for a co-operative care and support sector at four regional events in January 2020, and we want you to join us!Continue reading “Care to Co-operate is on the road… secure your free tickets now!”

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… 

The Social Co-operation Forum is looking for new members!

That’s right, we are on the lookout for new members to discuss, shape and drive the co-operative care sector in Wales. Membership is free, and we would love to see you at our next meeting – either in person or by video call. If you would like to attend, please drop us an e-mail atContinue reading “The Social Co-operation Forum is looking for new members!”