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”

Co-operatives for care

As part of his ambition to deliver 21st century socialism, Mark Drakeford wants to ‘rebalance’ the social care sector and to bring services closer to the public realm through co-operative models.

Care to Co-operate March Newsletter

Catch – up with the latest news from the Care to Co-operate team, and their work with social care co-operatives in Wales! The March newsletter is now online.

Save the Date – Co-operation: Your Social Care Future

In the past few months, Care to Co-operate has held an open discussion on what Social Care Co-operatives in Wales will look like in the future.  You and other participants gave great opinions such as “social care needs more public support” and “you can create better care by co-operating rather than by competing.” To help shapeContinue reading “Save the Date – Co-operation: Your Social Care Future”

Save the Date – Co-operation: Your Social Care Future

In the past few months, Care to Co-operate has held an open discussion on what Social Care Co-operatives in Wales will look like in the future.  You and other participants gave great opinions such as “social care needs more public support” and “you can create better care by co-operating rather than by competing.” To help shapeContinue reading “Save the Date – Co-operation: Your Social Care Future”

USW Professor to lead partnership of Welsh universities to deliver landmark study

The project will deliver an independent and objective assessment of the implementation of the Act and the way in which it has impacted on the well-being of people who need care and support, and their carers.

Care to Co-operate Christmas Newsletter

As this is our final newsletter of the year, we would like to thank all our fellow co-operators for a fantastic 2018 – and may that continue!  We would like to wish you all a merry Christmas and a happy new year.   But… before we part ways for festive fun, let’s have a lookContinue reading “Care to Co-operate Christmas Newsletter”

Save the Date – Co-operation: Your Social Care Future

In the past few months, Care to Co-operate has held an open discussion on what Social Care Co-operatives in Wales will look like in the future.  You and other participants gave great opinions such as “social care needs more public support” and “you can create better care by co-operating rather than by competing.” To help shapeContinue reading “Save the Date – Co-operation: Your Social Care Future”

Impact of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 in relation to Carers: Evidence session with children’s organisations

… the impact of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 in relation to carers. Does this Act make a real difference to carers? 

Social Care in Wales: Glass Full or Half Empty?

The news is dominated by the Brexit negotiations and government crises and has been for some time.  But do these headlines represent an opportunity to change or an overwhelming threat?