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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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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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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Supporting LGBT+ History Month

New Pride LGBT+ flag social care blog post

February is LGBT+ History Month promoting equality and diversity and increasing the visibility of the LGBTQ+ community. Here at Co-operative Care Colne Valley, we want to be a part of celebrating this fantastic message, so we are sharing a couple of thoughts in the context of our home care services …

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Time to Talk Day 2021

Time to Talk Day graphic

Time to Talk Day 2021 takes place on Thursday 4th February. This year focuses on the power a small conversation can have to help make a difference to someone. The campaign aims to highlight mental health and help end the stigma. “A small conversation about mental health has the power …

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Dignity Action Day

Image of an elderly man illustrating home care in the Colne Valley Huddersfield Kirklees

Dignity Action Day on 1st February is an annual event which gives everyone the opportunity to contribute to upholding people’s rights to dignity and celebrate everyone who receives care. It aims to ensure that people who use care services – in our case that is home care / home support …

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Now’s the time to Build Back Better in Social Care

Home Care image for Cooperative Care Colne Valley

The Covid 19 Crisis has proved that we need a better sort of domiciliary social care. More holistic and person-centred. One that moves beyond providing just basic care and allows people to lead fuller lives. One that treats care professionals with the respect they deserve. The crisis has also revealed …

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AGM – Thursday November 19th

We would like to share the news about our first AGM happening on 19th November! We’ve now completed a big piece of work connected to securing registration with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the regulator for social care organisations – and we’re currently awaiting written confirmation that we have …

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Researching local community needs

Our vision as a community social care co-operative is to blend a quality home care service with a vibrant volunteer-based community programme which will allow people using our service to live life better. We have now received a tremendous endorsement from people in the Colne Valley with our Community Share …

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We Did It!

Cooperative Care Colne Valley share offer banner social care provider

A big welcome and thank-you to all of our new investor members. We are proud to be able to announce that with your help our Community Share Offer has been a great success. We have reached our target and now have the start-up capital we need to launch our innovative …

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