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Building community wealth for better social care

Join us in partnership with Wrexham County Borough Council and Social Value Engine on 20 May (10-11am) to explore how local authorities can build community wealth for better social care.

You’ll learn more about our ‘Doing it Right Standards’ which provide guidelines and best practices to support local people to develop community micro-enterprises. The Standards help to drive up the numbers of people taking up self-directed support or direct payments. People can commission services and support directly from other local people in their community who are running safe, legal, and sustainable enterprises. Steve-Latham White from Wrexham Council will share how it works in practice.

The event will also explore Social Return on Investment (SROI). This is an effective measure of the social value created by a project and can help measure and improve efforts to improve social care. By better understanding and measuring social value, local authorities can make better investments in social care, and can create social care services that are sustainable and aligned with the community’s needs and values.