28 June 2022

A new Chair to lead our Board

Almost a year ago we caught up with Andy Tilden who, at the time, had recently joined our Community Catalysts’ […]

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24 May 2022

Moving on after 10 years on the Board

For the last 10 years, Janet Walden has been part of the Community Catalysts’ Board and has chaired it for […]

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16 May 2022

A guide to getting started with ‘asset-based commissioning’

Last year, I explored how organisations can seek to influence commissioners with Alex Fox (previously of Shared Lives Plus and […]

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13 April 2022

Coproduction blog series: Medequip and coproduction – what have I learned?

In this blog Paul Rackham, freelance consultant working alongside Medequip, looks at what you need to get started with ‘coproduction’… […]

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12 April 2022

Coproduction blog series: Collaboration, community and coproduction firmly at the heart

Community Catalysts has a strong partnership with national charity Macintyre and we share many of the same values and aspirations. […]

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11 April 2022

Coproduction blog series: Equipment, coproduction and living great lives

Over the last few months Community Catalysts has been working with large, national equipment provider Medequip. We’ve been helping them […]

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3 December 2021

Podcast series: ‘Changing it up’ – Ep 9 with Bryony Shannon

We’re following on our podcast series ‘Changing it up’ where hosts Nick Sinclair and Clenton Farquharson chat with people from […]

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2 December 2021

Reflections on the social care reform White Paper

Following the publication of the Government’s long-anticipated White Paper on social care reform yesterday Pip Cannons, our Chief Executive, reflects […]

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26 October 2021

Just a little bit of help now…

My amazing Nan was 95 and a half when she died in 2019. She was a bit under 5 foot […]

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5 October 2021

What should organisations be doing to influence commissioners?

Moving from a commissioner to a provider – what we can learn. Pip Cannons from Community Catalysts, in discussion with […]

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27 September 2021

Hearing from people who know

Over the last few months Community Catalysts has been approached by the organisers of several care conferences or events. We […]

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14 September 2021

Voices for Colourful Lives Project – connecting in a disconnected time

When I started working on the ‘Voices for Colourful Lives’ project with Borough Care last autumn it was against a […]

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