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 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”

Care to Co-operate Workshops – January 2020!

Happy New Year Co-operators! Start your new year on the right-foot and sign-up to a £FREE Care to Co-operate workshop… At each event we will… Lunch is not provided.  If you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know. Please contact Thomas James with queries or requests you may have on 07384 256999, or thomas.james@wales.coop

Care to Co-operate Workshops – January 2020!

Happy New Year Co-operators! Start your new year on the right-foot and sign-up to a £FREE Care to Co-operate workshop… At each event we will… Lunch is not provided.  If you have any accessibility requirements, please let us know. Please contact Thomas James with queries or requests you may have on 07384 256999, or thomas.james@wales.coop

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”

Care to Co-operate 2020 Events – 50% of tickets gone!

Hello co-operators! Update: Carmarthen workshop sold out! We are spreading our vision for a co-operative care and support sector at four regional events in January 2020, and we want you to join us! Less than 50% of tickets remain, please book now… At each event we will… Lunch is not provided.  If you have anyContinue reading “Care to Co-operate 2020 Events – 50% of tickets gone!”

Care to Co-operate is on the road… secure your free tickets now!

Hello co-operators! The festive season is almost upon us.  Before the fun and excitement takes hold, we have an important announcement for you (and your first New Year resolution!)… We are spreading our vision for a co-operative care and support sector at four regional events in January 2020, and we want you to join us!Continue reading “Care to Co-operate is on the road… secure your free tickets now!”

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.