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”

Sign-up with Care to Co-operate, and get the latest news on co-operatives they support, their events, workshops and more!

Care to Co-operate support people and organisations to work co-operatively, to design and run their own care and support services. As well as bespoke support to co-operatives across Wales, Care to Co-operate are often at local and notable events holding workshops and talks. They even hosted their own sell-out roadshow earlier this year, and runContinue reading “Sign-up with Care to Co-operate, and get the latest news on co-operatives they support, their events, workshops and more!”

Sign-up with Care to Co-operate, and get the latest news on co-operatives they support, their events, workshops and more!

Care to Co-operate support people and organisations to work co-operatively, to design and run their own care and support services. As well as bespoke support to co-operatives across Wales, Care to Co-operate are often at local and notable events holding workshops and talks. They even hosted their own sell-out roadshow earlier this year, and runContinue reading “Sign-up with Care to Co-operate, and get the latest news on co-operatives they support, their events, workshops and more!”

Equal Care Co-op exceed share offer target – and there’s still time to invest!

Equal Care Co-op (ECCOO), a care and support co-operative based in England, have exceeded their share offer target by raising £396’110 (at time of writing) – and there is still time to invest and get on-board! The original target of £300’000 was met a short while a go, but ECCOO are accepting further investment untilContinue reading “Equal Care Co-op exceed share offer target – and there’s still time to invest!”

Free Event: Co-operative Party – a Co-operative Approach to Social Care

A co-operative approach to social care is the fairest and most inclusive way of delivering services. It can deliver significantly better outcomes for service users, carers and commissioners. It will take place on Tuesday 10th September at Chapter (Cardiff) – Meeting Room 2. The meeting will start at 6.30pm and run until 8.30pm. Tea andContinue reading “Free Event: Co-operative Party – a Co-operative Approach to Social Care”

Co-operative investment opportunity with InvestAge

Through Co-operatives UK, a new investment opportunity is now available that focuses on later – life projects and funding. Here’s more on ‘InvestAge’… Below is a summary of InvestAge, a new co-operative approach to supporting the full spectrum of later life programmes and initiatives. The public launch won’t take place until the autumn and theContinue reading “Co-operative investment opportunity with InvestAge”

What’s Driving The Decline Of Young People’s Wellbeing In The UK?

“We wanted to broaden the debate about intergenerational fairness to look at how young adults are faring in the other domains of life which determine human happiness. We created an index to do this, that measured indicators across five different domains that we’d identified as the most significant determinants of wellbeing, based on the conclusionsContinue reading “What’s Driving The Decline Of Young People’s Wellbeing In The UK?”

Funding for projects supporting people out of homelessness

An innovative scheme which helps people who are homeless to move off the streets into housing and offers them long-term support to live independently is set to receive more than £700,000 of Welsh Government funding.