Wales Social Co-op Forum 2016 Summary

Wales Social Coop Forum The end of 2016 is a useful time to take stock as the Forum has undertaken a major transition during this year and looks forward to new challenges, both with Social Services & Well-being Act 2014 in April and the launch of Care to Cooperate in June The initial Forum meetingsContinue reading “Wales Social Co-op Forum 2016 Summary”

Care to Co-operate Autumn workshops launched – Getting in on the Act: How to Set Up and Run Co-operative Care and Support Services

This free practical workshop is designed for people planning to set-up co-operative care and well-being support services. The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act creates exciting opportunities for how care and well-being support services are delivered in Wales. It calls for more co-operatives, social enterprises, and user-led groups to be involved in providing personal careContinue reading “Care to Co-operate Autumn workshops launched – Getting in on the Act: How to Set Up and Run Co-operative Care and Support Services”

New user-led co-operative factsheets now available

A set of five factsheets have been developed by Disability Wales and the Social Co-operation Forum, to help implement the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014, with a specific focus on user-led co-operatives. The resources aim to increase awareness, knowledge and understanding of user-led co-operatives in providing social care and support; inspire the developmentContinue reading “New user-led co-operative factsheets now available”