Minister praises Newport radio station for Energize’ing people’s lives @EnergizeMedia_ @WalesCoOpCentre #socialcare #SSWbAct #caretocoop

Energize Media CIC welcomed Social Care minister Huw Iranca-Davies to it’s community radio station yesterday. The social enterprise was  set up in 2013 by two long standing friends who were both Direct Payment recipients. Changes in their local authority’s service left the friends with few service options to meet their requirements and interests so theyContinue reading “Minister praises Newport radio station for Energize’ing people’s lives @EnergizeMedia_ @WalesCoOpCentre #socialcare #SSWbAct #caretocoop”

In case you missed it – Care to Co-operate’s latest newsletter is out & it has some exciting news for small co-ops! #coops #caretocoop #socialcare #wales

The latest Care to Co-operate newsletter has landed and it contains some exciting news  – ‘Recent good news for small co-operatives in Wales! Changes to regulations encourage more co-operatives to set-up and grow‘ The newsletter also features the ‘Road to Co-operation’ where we take a look at the various stages a co-operative needs to workContinue reading “In case you missed it – Care to Co-operate’s latest newsletter is out & it has some exciting news for small co-ops! #coops #caretocoop #socialcare #wales”

In case you missed it: ‘Co-operation is key for care’ #coops #socialcare #wales #caretocoop

In case you missed it, Adrian was featured in the Western Mail outlining how and why social care co-ops are such a positive model for care and wellbeing. First printed on 23rd October 2017: ‘Co-operation is key for care’ Co-operatives have a core set of principles which put its members at the heart of decisionContinue reading “In case you missed it: ‘Co-operation is key for care’ #coops #socialcare #wales #caretocoop”

There’s still time to apply for a brilliant opportunity working within the Care to Co-operate team! #jobs #jobswales #caretocoop @WalesCoOpCentre

Job Vacancy – Project Officer / Co-operative Development Advisor  Closing Date: 10:00pm, 22 October 2017 1. Overview Project Purpose: Care to Co-operate supports the development of new and emerging social care based co-operatives and social enterprises across Wales. The project will enable citizens and service providers to come together to develop a co-operative approach toContinue reading “There’s still time to apply for a brilliant opportunity working within the Care to Co-operate team! #jobs #jobswales #caretocoop @WalesCoOpCentre”

Care to Co-operate making progress

Gareth Rogers, North Wales Project Officer for Care to Co-operate, has blogged on Everyone’s Business Wales on the progress of the project so far: http://www.everyonesbusiness.coop/en/2016/11/29/care-to-co-operate-making-good-progress-six-months-in/

Getting in on the Act Bulletin – Issue 8

ISSUE 08 cymraEg | English In this issue: New! Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 Hub records quarter of a million page views New! Co-production expert classes New! Secure estate e-learning module New! User-led co-operatives factsheets Coming soon! Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016 Welcome to the latest issueContinue reading “Getting in on the Act Bulletin – Issue 8”