Heritage Hub for Mid Wales being developed – ‘Digital meets cultural heritage’ #communities #digital #heritage #wales @HeritageHub4MidWales

A digital heritage hub is being developed by Heritage Hub 4 Mid Wales (https://www.facebook.com/pg/HeritageHub4MidWales/photos/?ref=page_internal). The Heritage Hub 4 Wales vision, aspiration and purpose is to: Champion young people’s creative ability to contribute positively to their communities and help strengthen their sense of belonging Invest in disadvantaged communities’ capacity to overcome social, economic or environmental challenges BuildContinue reading “Heritage Hub for Mid Wales being developed – ‘Digital meets cultural heritage’ #communities #digital #heritage #wales @HeritageHub4MidWales”

‘Services fit for the future’ – informal focus groups – We need you!! #Wales #socialcare @copronetwales

“Services fit for the future” informal focus groups The Welsh Government have commissioned 8 public engagement sessions across Wales around the Services Fit For The Future White Paper consultation. They are being coordinated by Noreen Blanluet and led by Paul Stepczak, Leanne Teichner and Bethan Webber of Communities Connected. A message from Noreen follows: AContinue reading “‘Services fit for the future’ – informal focus groups – We need you!! #Wales #socialcare @copronetwales”

The @Bevanfoundation are hiring! #jobs #jobswales

The Bevan Foundation have a current job vacancy: Senior Policy & Research Officer circa £30,000 p.a. We’re looking for an outstanding policy professional to help to solve poverty in Wales and make Wales fair, prosperous and sustainable. You will undertake high-quality analysis and research, develop effective, evidence-based solutions, and influence policy and practice at aContinue reading “The @Bevanfoundation are hiring! #jobs #jobswales”

User and community-owned care poorly understood, new research finds #socialcare #community #care #owningourcare

Published on: https://www.uk.coop/owningourcare User and community-owned care poorly understood, new research finds The growing desire for user and community-led approaches to social care is being held back by a lack of understanding of how to make them work, says a report described as a ‘wake-up call’, published today. As reported in Community Care, With socialContinue reading “User and community-owned care poorly understood, new research finds #socialcare #community #care #owningourcare”

‘Doing Co-operative Education – A lesson from the Co-operative Women’s Guild #coop #coopeducation #womensguild #learning

David Smith, Co-ops and Mutuals Wales writes: I am always struck by comments along the lines of Co-op development or Co-op education being what others do; so I thought it useful to share an extract from a book about Hilda Smith, my mother, ‘Red Roses from Burnley to Buckingham Palace’ I am co-authoring which isContinue reading “‘Doing Co-operative Education – A lesson from the Co-operative Women’s Guild #coop #coopeducation #womensguild #learning”

Co-working for Creatives – see, hear & explore how this could work 21st June

This isn’t necessarily social care related but some Forum members may be interested in this event below. For more information please visit: http://www.cultcymru.org/ “Co-working for Creatives”  See, Hear & Explore how this could work.   Wednesday 21 June 2017 Soar Theatre, Merthyr Tydfil Join us for an interactive & fun day (or ½ day) toContinue reading “Co-working for Creatives – see, hear & explore how this could work 21st June”