Blog posts

Federation: research, summary, learning, action

Submitted by Veronika on Thu, 07/01/2021 - 07:46

Historically, the co-operative movement has grown through ‘principle 6’ (co-ops supporting each other) - with that in mind, during its start-up phases Co-operative Care Colne Valley (CCCV) has had an eye on its potential futures, and how the innovative model of care might be scaled into other communities for wider benefit and impact through a future federation.

Sharing Care April webinar: first steps for great care in Colne Valley

Submitted by Veronika on Tue, 05/25/2021 - 09:16

In our April webinar a few members of our staff team and the board shared their thoughts about how the first few weeks of working in our community had gone. We also heard our user members' take on why they had chosen to get support from us and what their thoughts were after the first few weeks of us working together.

Learning while setting up a care co-op - January webinar videos

Submitted by Veronika on Mon, 02/22/2021 - 18:28

At Sharing Care January webinar we looked at what have been the main strengths and advantages that have got us to the point of now being business ready and also have talked through the barriers and challenges we have faced and what we have learnt from them.

Here is a summary of key points from our speakers.

Here's Graham, Founding Member at Co-operative Care Colne Valley and the current chair offering an overview of the set up journey.

Setting up Co-operatives Workshop

Submitted by Veronika on Tue, 01/19/2021 - 18:39

On Saturday 23rd January we are speaking at the webinar hosted by South West Peninsula Co-operative Party Council and Devon Local Campaign Forum.

The webinar will run from 2pm-4pm, have a look at the programme below and if you are interested in joining us get in touch with Saxon Spence to book your place: smspence@phonecoop.coop