AGM 2023

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Co-operative Care Colne Valley will take place on the evening of Thursday 30th November in the ground floor meeting room at Slaithwaite Civic Hall, from 6.30pm. We very much hope that you’ll be able to join us. It would be most helpful – if …

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The Science of Volunteering- it’s good for you!

image via Centre For Ageing Better

Last week the UK celebrated Volunteers Week, which is an annual event that recognises the wonderful work over 16 million people do by giving their time to help others within their community. It also promotes the benefits of volunteering for all that are involved.  A phrase often synonymous with volunteering …

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Proud to be a member of Kirklees Care Association

KirCA Kirklees care association membership

Kirklees Care Association (or ‘KirCA’) is a not-for-profit organisation and they are the recognised representative body for independent social care providers across Kirklees. They are a huge support to social care organisations and they offer us a range of services and we support their aim of ensuring residents of Kirklees …

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Jess and her work experience with us

This post comes from jess, who joined us for two days of work experience, including supporting our marketing activity. So it was only right that she got to have her own blog post! “For two days this week, Danielle, the registered manager of Co-operative Care, invited me to take part …

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Talking to Huddersfield Macular Society Support Group

Cooperative Care Colne Valley community meeting with Huddersfield Macular Society Support Group

Our Registered Manager Danielle and Board Member Stephanie attended the Huddersfield Macular Society Support Group on Wednesday to discuss all the ways in which Co-operative Care Colne Valley could help assist their members with our home care services. The Huddersfield Macular Society is a self help support group for those …

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Team Spotlight – Sara, care team member

Co-operative Care Colne Valley Care Support team quote

Hi my name is Sara (not Sarah), and here are a few things to know about me! I’m a care support worker with Co-operative Care Colne Valley.It’s an amazing company to work for, all the carers are great people, it’s a very supportive company and is on the ball. We …

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Supporting Alzheimer’s Society Elf Day 2022

Alzheimer's Society Elf Day office tea party

We recently supported the Alzheimer’s Society Elf Day campaign, which focuses on people living with dementia and their families. Elf Day isn’t just for the spirit of Christmas, behind the jingle bells and baubles there’s a very serious reason why Alzheimer’s Society organise this great initiative each year, and we …

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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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Ideas to help with the cost of living

Home Care image for Cooperative Care Colne Valley

We are aware of just how the cost of living increases are impacting our user members and our wider Colne Valley community. In the spirit of support, we have some ideas below that may help those we support and provide home care to, alongside their wider families and friends.  Sources …

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