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!”

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”

Enjoy a Social Summer with Wales Co-operative Centre

If you’re wondering how to keep the kids entertained over the next six weeks, Wales Co-operative Centre is here to help! Our Social Summer 2019 campaign aims to showcase the wonderful and inclusive social enterprises on your doorstep that you can visit and support. We’ve got nature reserves, culture hubs, zoos, bowling alleys, art galleries,Continue reading “Enjoy a Social Summer with Wales Co-operative Centre”

Co-operatives Fortnight: making life better for people who use Direct Payments – and we LOVE Co-operating!

At the start of Co-operatives Fortnight, we mentioned an emerging co-operative called ‘Friends United Together’ This group of five friends have got together to make their Direct Payments go further by pooling funds, so they can do more of what they like. Below is a case study about their story so far – keep anContinue reading “Co-operatives Fortnight: making life better for people who use Direct Payments – and we LOVE Co-operating!”

Unpaid carers are seven times as likely to experience loneliness.

Unpaid carers are seven times as likely to experience loneliness. Connecting carers is a way round this Care to Co-operate work with a group that allow carers to “meet other parents who understand what it’s like to care for a child with additional needs” Care to Co-operate has supported people and organisations to work co-operatively,Continue reading “Unpaid carers are seven times as likely to experience loneliness.”