We value our care staff – join us!

Cooperative Care Colne Valley Staff Recruitment photo

You will be providing support to adult user members, across the Colne Valley, who may require help with personal care and all aspects of daily living. They will have a variety of needs such as reduced mobility, challenging behaviour or dementia. Our minimum call is 30 minutes, giving us time to build relationships and ensure quality …

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We’ve achieved Living Wage employer status

Living Wage Foundation panel

We are really pleased to announce that we have been accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a Living Wage employer. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate to be voluntarily paid by over 7,000 UK organisations – and we’re one of them. These organisations believe that …

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Our Colne Valley home care volunteers

Volunteering in home care with Cooperative Care Colne Valley

In this post we want to highlight the vital role of our Colne Valley home care volunteers. It is a known fact that the more we give, the happier we feel. Volunteering allows you to connect to your local community and make it a better place – it can also …

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Team Spotlight: Sue – Nominated Individual

Care Colne Valley quote Sue Richards

As we launch our care service this week and with growing interest in our ambition to transform the experience of people receiving support across Colne Valley, I think it’s time to explain a bit about what brings me here. I am proud of the energy and commitment of all who …

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Support for those living with dementia

Dementia Friends dementia care logo

We are pleased to say that we have registered our organisation with Dementia Friends, which offers a platform for lots of resources and information aimed at helping our staff members understand more about dementia and how it may affect a person. What is Dementia? Dementia is a syndrome – a …

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A bespoke approach to home care services

Home Care image for Cooperative Care Colne Valley

From the outset, we launched Co-operative Care Colne Valley with a range of home care services coupled with a bespoke approach. That is because we recognise that the needs of people can be wide-ranging. For example, some people simply need help outside of the home, such as when they go …

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Why people invested in our community share offer

Colne Valley Community share offer

Our Community Share Offer in 2020 was a great success. We reached our target, which enabled us to launch our innovative new Care Co-operative in the Colne Valley. We were particularly pleased that the vast majority of investors were local people. Despite these hard times, they saw the benefits for …

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Why A Social Care Co-operative for the Colne Valley?

The problems facing the adult social care sector will be painfully familiar to readers of care agenda. People receiving care and their families left feeling disempowered and frustrated. Social isolation and loneliness. A crisis of staff morale and high staff turnover caused by low pay and insecure working conditions. Yet …

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