Are you treated with dignity? New options in health and social care #socialcare #alternativemodels @CartrefiCymru

Published on Ed Mayo’s blog: https://edmayo.wordpress.com/2017/07/26/are-you-treated-with-dignity-new-options-in-health-and-social-care/#like-4137 Are you treated with dignity? New options in health and social care Are you treated with dignity? OK. Let’s try that again. When you are most vulnerable, most in need of care, are you treated with dignity? It is shocking the numbers of people who are not – one in… Read More Are you treated with dignity? New options in health and social care #socialcare #alternativemodels @CartrefiCymru

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 care… Read More 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 development… Read More New user-led co-operative factsheets now available

“Getting Social Businesses in on the Act” – Part 1 of 7

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act – New market opportunities for Welsh social businesses 1. Preamble Social Business Wales exists to support social businesses to grow via strategies focused on developing products and services, diversify into markets and through collaboration. Its Market Development Advisers specifically look for opportunities to help our clients access new markets… Read More “Getting Social Businesses in on the Act” – Part 1 of 7

On-the-ground help has arrived to support co-operative approaches to social care and well-being

The Welsh Government has funded the Wales Co-operative Centre to provide north and south Wales-based development advisers who can help Welsh citizens and communities form their own social care and support organisations. The new Social Services and Well-Being Act has strong aspirations for citizens who use care and support services to have “a strong voice… Read More On-the-ground help has arrived to support co-operative approaches to social care and well-being