Care to Co-operate support people and organisations to work co-operatively, to design and run their own care and support services. As well as bespoke support to co-operatives across Wales, Care to Co-operate are often at local and notable events holding workshops and talks. They even hosted their own sell-out roadshow earlier this year, and run a co-operative development website – and there’s still more to explore! Stay in the loop with this innovative project and sign-up to their mailing list! Here are some of the things you can expect to get updates on…
Online support and micro-learning
Care to Co-operate’s ‘Resource and Learning Hub’ is dedicated to co-operative development – if your starting out, take the micro-learning course, ‘How to Start a Co-operative’, or if you’re a seasoned pro, check out the wealth of resources – including guides on using social media and growing a membership base.
Sell-out events and workshops…
In January 2019, Care to Co-operate hosted four events across Wales, with one common aim: building a co-operative care and support movement in Wales. These events were very popular and sold out – don’t miss out on future events by signing-up to their mailing list.
Pioneering co-operative models…
Care to Co-operate are one of several organisations recognising the power of Direct Payments, and how they give citizens greater voice and control in their lives. New models are mentioned in their newsletter, as well as the pioneering co-operatives who adopt them.
Direct Payment Co-ops give people greater voice and control over their lives. Find out more about this approach to care and support and be at the forefront of something amazing.
Personal Assistant Co-ops recognise the needs of lone workers and can also help with continuity of care. Our guide provides information for Personal Assistants wanting to work with other Personal Assistants.
Co-operatives on film
See who Care to Co-operate have supported: these amazing co-operatives are celebrated on Care to Co-operate’s YouTube playlist. Could you see your co-operative here in the future?
Care to Co-operate has supported people and organisations to work co-operatively, to design and run services, for over three years. Do you have an idea for a care and support co-operative? If so, Care to Co-operate would love to speak to you! You can get in touch by e-mail [email protected], call 0300 111 5050, visit care.wales.coop or Tweet us at @ThomasWalesCoop