Celebrating Living Wage Week 2022

Colne Valley Care Staff real Living Wage graphic

As an ethical and cooperative organisation, we are proud that we are Accredited Living Wage Employers and that we provide our staff with security and a long-term commitment to a wage that always meets the cost of living, every year.  With the cost of living crisis around us and prices rising …

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Proud of our Care Quality Commission Rating

Care Quality Commission report for Co-operative Care Colne Valley

We are really pleased and proud to say that the Care Quality Commission has rated us an overall GOOD across all 5 areas: Safe, Effective, Caring, Responsive and Well-led. If you don’t know, CQC has 4 ratings; Outstanding, Good, Requires Improvement or Inadequate. We have a result of GOOD in …

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Professional Care Workers’ Week 2022

Professional care Workers Week 2022

It was recently Professional Care Workers’ Week which aims to galvanise professional social care colleagues throughout the sector to come together and discuss the challenges we all face, share best practices and recognise the brilliant work of care workers everywhere. We have a great team of care workers at Co-operative …

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Supporting World Alzheimer’s Month

World Alzheimer’s Month poster graphic

September is World Alzheimer’s with World Alzheimer’s Day itself taking place on 21 September, with the theme this year set by Alzheimer’s Disease International of ‘‘Know Dementia, Know Alzheimer’s’ which will have a special focus on post-diagnosis support. With some recent developments and potential breakthroughs in dementia treatment and support, …

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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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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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