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…

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”

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”

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.

Today is Carers Rights Day 2019!

Today is Carers Rights Day! This is an annual event held by Carers UK raises awareness of the issues affecting the 6.5 million people in the UK who are carers. Each year, Carers Rights Day helps us: – Ensure carers are aware of their rights Let carers know where to get help and support RaiseContinue reading “Today is Carers Rights Day 2019!”

Carers Rights Day 2019: Helping you find your way

Thursday 21st November is Carers Rights Day. This is an annual event held by Carers UK, who support the 6.5 million people who are carers, supporting a loved one who is older, disabled or seriously ill. We would like to help them spread the message of this important awareness day. Each year, Carers Rights DayContinue reading “Carers Rights Day 2019: Helping you find your way”