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Month: September 2021

New Community Enterprise Project in East Cambridgeshire

28th September 2021

Community Catalysts is excited to launch a new 2-year project commissioned by Cambridgeshire County Council, working alongside their Care Together in East Cambridgeshire initiative. The project will increase the choice of care and support options for older people in the East Cambridgeshire area. How will the community enterprise project work? Anna Tuck has been employed … Read more

UPDATED: Advice and guidance from SCIE about delivering face to face adult day care

24th September 2021

SCIE have published new guidance about delivering face to face adult day care, particularly as the restrictions of lockdown are eased. The guide aims to support you, day care managers, social workers, commissioners and providers, to restart or continue activities. It is focused on community-based day services, day centres (with and without personal care), including … Read more

Invitation to take part in a study to help people stay independent for longer

23rd September 2021

The Care Policy and Evaluation Centre (CPEC) – London School of Economics is working on a project to look at different models of local support for older people who do not meet the eligibility criteria for core social care packages. The study will involve a survey of around 1500 older people and their carers across England.  Find … Read more

Dance4U Dance and Drama Workshop in Birmingham

16th September 2021

Small Good Stuff member Dance4U are inviting people to join their Dance and Drama Workshop held by Miss Miah, a trained dance specialist. Date:      Thursday 23rd September Time:     6pm to 7.30pm Venue:  The Newman Centre, 13A Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield, B73 5UY Cost:      £10 (carers go FREE) Email to … Read more

Meeting potential community enterprises in Oxfordshire

10th September 2021

Over the last month Catalyst, Anita Wingad has been out and about getting to know her local community and talking about the community enterprise project – supporting local people to set up community enterprises offering care and support to other local people. Anita attended the Summer Festival at Princess Diana’s park and met some wonderful … Read more

Seeking opportunities to work with the armed forces, families and veterans in Oxfordshire

10th September 2021

Local Catalyst, Anita Wingad is seeking opportunities to connect more with the local Armed Forces, families and Veterans to support them to set up their own small enterprises offering care and support to other local people. If you do have any contacts who may be interested in finding out more or connecting up please do … Read more

Enterprise Nation announce female start up of the year competition – enter now

7th September 2021

With this year’s UK festival returning on 22 October, entries are now open for an award that not only celebrates a superstar start-up founder, but gives them access to amazing, business-boosting prizes. Whether you’ve created an innovative product or disrupted a traditional marketplace, with support from TSB we’re looking for entrants with a clear vision … Read more