Join our Board

Co-operative Care Colne Valley are looking to bring up to three talented new individuals onto our board. They will contribute their skills and expertise to the further development of our work as an innovative community-owned social care and home care provider in the Colne Valley. We are keen to ensure …

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Our Colne Valley home care volunteers

Volunteering in home care with Cooperative Care Colne Valley

In this post we want to highlight the vital role of our Colne Valley home care volunteers. It is a known fact that the more we give, the happier we feel. Volunteering allows you to connect to your local community and make it a better place – it can also …

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Team Spotlight: Sue – Nominated Individual

Care Colne Valley quote Sue Richards

As we launch our care service this week and with growing interest in our ambition to transform the experience of people receiving support across Colne Valley, I think it’s time to explain a bit about what brings me here. I am proud of the energy and commitment of all who …

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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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A bespoke approach to home care services

Home Care image for Cooperative Care Colne Valley

From the outset, we launched Co-operative Care Colne Valley with a range of home care services coupled with a bespoke approach. That is because we recognise that the needs of people can be wide-ranging. For example, some people simply need help outside of the home, such as when they go …

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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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Team Spotlight: Jean – Board Member

Team spotlight on sourcing home care

As part of a series of short insights into our team members, we asked Jean, one of our board members, to tell us a bit about herself and her own experiences of finding home care for a family member. My mother is now very disabled but my sister and I have …

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We are looking for Care Staff

Cooperative Care Colne Valley Staff recruitment

Join us in our new domiciliary provider service We are a not-for-profit organisation delivering home care and community support services in the Colne Valley area of Kirklees. You will be providing support to people who may require help with personal care tasks e.g. getting out of bed, dressing, toileting and …

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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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Team Spotlight: Jan – Secretary to the Board

Jan Board Member on Social Care in the Colne Valley

As part of a series of short insights into our team members, we asked Jan, one of our board directors, to tell us a bit about herself and her thoughts on Social Care. I have lived in Marsden for just over 25 years, I work in Slaithwaite as a solicitor and …

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