Domiciliary Care Recruitment video from In2Care

Logo panel for Domiciliary Care recruitment Video with In2Care Kirklees

We took part in a video produced by In2Care Kirklees that focuses on Domiciliary Care Recruitment and highlights how domiciliary care workers help people to live independently in their own homes. Two of our brilliant carers, Isaac and David, are featured. In2Care is part of Kirklees Council – they work …

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Slaithwaite Duck Race 2022

Slaithwaite Duck Race

We had a brilliant (or is that ‘quacking’?) day at the recent Slaithwaite Duck Race! Here are some photos from the day – it was great to meet so many people AND to be able to raise funds (£58) through our fishing game for the 33rd Slaithwaite Scout Group. The …

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Home care services in the Colne Valley – 1 year on.

Cooperative Care Colne Valley home care services

To celebrate our first year of supporting user members with home care services in the Colne Valley, we made a short film showing ‘behind the scenes’ in our ever-busy office. Danielle, our brilliant Registered Manager, tells us what the first year has achieved, for both the organisation and the community …

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Supporting those with ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

ME and CFS blog post image

It was ME Awareness Week recently and we wanted to share some thoughts on the back of that and because we support user members who live with ME and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). ME awareness week saw it’s 30th anniversary and its more important than ever to raise awareness: the …

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Supporting Dementia Action Week 2022

Dementia Action Week 2022 graphic

It’s Dementia Action week this week (16th to 22nd May), a great initiative from Alzheimer’s Society and one that we wanted to support with this post and updates on social media by sharing their materials (please see below). Supporting those living with dementia Here at Co-operative Care Colne Valley, we …

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A day of celebrating co-operative care!

Co-operative Care Colne Valley Sharing Care home care project

We had such a lively & lovely day this week running our ‘Celebrating Co-operative Care in Colne Valley’ day. We want to thank everyone who joined us and contributed to stimulating discussions. We all really enjoyed meeting everyone and have come away with a lot of exciting feedback and ideas …

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Supporting Kirklees College Employability Week 2022

Home care careers recruitment colne valley

Last week saw us take part in Kirklees College’s Employability Week activities via the Market Place careers fair. We met some great young people interested in what our organisation was about and what’s entailed in being a carer. We supported the event as we think the college does a great …

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Dignity in Care 2022 campaign

Dignity In Care Home Care Colne Valley photo montage

We recently supported Dignity in Care‘s 2022 campaign theme of “PUT UNDIGNIFIED CARE TO BED – Donate & Wear Red”. We asked our user members, families involved and team to wear something red and send us photos, for us to add to the Dignity Tree in our office. We visited …

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Team Spotlight – Ashlee, Volunteer

home care colne valley volunteer interview graphic

Danielle, our Registered Manager sat down recently with one of our wonderful volunteers, Ashlee, to find out a bit more about her and to get her thoughts on volunteering with us. Danielle: Ashlee, I just wanted to ask you a few questions. How long have you been part of Cooperative …

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