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!”

Social Care Wales and Care to Co-operate: Get Started with Direct Payments.

Direct Payments is a type of Social Security that allows people to have more responsibility and ownership of the care and support services they use. There are many benefits to Direct Payments – its versatile, enables greater voice and control, but, it can still be a bit confusing – where do I start, what doContinue reading “Social Care Wales and Care to Co-operate: Get Started with Direct Payments.”

Social Care Wales and Care to Co-operate: Get Started with Direct Payments.

Direct Payments is a type of Social Security that allows people to have more responsibility and ownership of the care and support services they use. There are many benefits to Direct Payments – its versatile, enables greater voice and control, but, it can still be a bit confusing – where do I start, what doContinue reading “Social Care Wales and Care to Co-operate: Get Started with Direct Payments.”

Direct Payments: A Guide – by Social Care Wales

Direct Payments is a type of Social Security that allows people to have more responsibility and ownership of the care and support services they use. There are many benefits to Direct Payments – its versatile, enables greater voice and control, but, it can still be a bit confusing – where do I start, what doContinue reading “Direct Payments: A Guide – by Social Care Wales”

Direct Payments: A Guide – by Social Care Wales

Direct Payments is a type of Social Security that allows people to have more responsibility and ownership of the care and support services they use. There are many benefits to Direct Payments – its versatile, enables greater voice and control, but, it can still be a bit confusing – where do I start, what doContinue reading “Direct Payments: A Guide – by Social Care Wales”

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”

Universal Credit: Implications for devolved policies and services

Universal Credit has hit the headlines recently because of the significant delays and hardship it can cause. It also has important implications for devolved policies and services that require the Welsh Government to step up its action.

Job Opportunity: Strategic Lead – Building the Co-operative Care and Support Movement

*DEADLINE 10PM, 09/09/2018* The Wales Co-operative Centre have an exciting new opportunity.  Could you be the Strategic Lead on Building the Co-operative Care and Support Movement?  Please see attached notice for more details: Strategic Lead