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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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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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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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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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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