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…

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”

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!”

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!”

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!”

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!”

Watch: Supporting Carers in Wrexham

This time last year, Wrexham Council launched a new carers’ information, advice, support and respite service provided by NEWCIS (North East Wales Carers Information Service). This what a carer has to say about the service and the support they received… If you are a carer in Wrexham and would like information, help or support, contactContinue reading “Watch: Supporting Carers in Wrexham”

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!”

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”