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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Going into 2022 – revisiting AGM & board updates

Here’s to 2022 being another year of successful co-operating, learning, growing and offering great care and support in our community! We were really pleased that many of you were able to join us at our AGM in November 2021. We want to share what we discussed, agreed and are taking …

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Our AGM on 25th November

We would like to invite you to our Society’s Annual General Meeting, which will happen on Thursday 25th November at 7pm. We hope that you’ll be able to join us – we will hold the meeting online using Zoom. We are finalising our work with the accountants and preparing our …

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Mobility Mindful campaign

Mobility Mindful Campaign Meltham

We wanted to share a recent Facebook post from one of user members and an all-around inspiring person, Alice Barker. Alice has set up the Mobility Mindful campaign in Meltham and she joined us last week at our community outreach stall at Morrisons Meltham to support us and to promote …

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Life-saving training in the Colne Valley

Defib CPR training Colne Valley

Would you know what to do if someone needed a defib (defibrillator)? These are increasingly provided in many towns and villages and housed inside yellow boxes which are fixed to the walls of shops or businesses. We recently worked in partnership with Steve Moss at Purple Dog Ltd (delivering blended …

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The Sharing Care initiative and our latest webinar

cooperative care colne valley Sharing Care webinar

We held our April ‘Sharing Care’ webinar recently and realised we hadn’t spoken so much about what that initiative is, here on the website. So below is some background for you, if you would like to know, more please do get in touch with Veronika, our Sharing Care Coordinator. This …

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