25 January 2023

A covenant to make change happen!

The highly anticipated ‘Care and Support Reimagined’ report from the Archbishop’s Commission does not disappoint. With rights and values at […]

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11 January 2023

New year, new conversations…and New Social Leaders

Dear Friends, Happy New Year! As I look forward, I am optimistic that 2023 will be a year of positive […]

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12 December 2022

Is this the start of a seismic shift in social care?

As we fast approach the end of 2022 it’s a good opportunity to pause for reflection, think about where we’re […]

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1 December 2022

Exciting new community micro-enterprise project in Rhondda Cynon Taf

I love working at the coalface of social care and making a real difference to people’s lives. I’m Heather Maling […]

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29 November 2022

Community micro-enterprises launch in Kent

We are now 7 months into our community micro-enterprise project in Kent. We have been working with amazing local people […]

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25 November 2022

Have a Big Conversation – finding ways to collaborate, coproduce and hear quieter voices

Here at Community Catalysts, we often get approached by local authorities or other large organisations who are trying to address […]

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22 November 2022

Community Businesses and the power of communities – one year on

Over the last year, our community business project has explored the potential of community businesses to offer more care options […]

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17 November 2022

Working together to create a better future for social care and health

Earlier this month Helen Allen, Angela Catley, Tom Richards and I attended the National Children and Adults Services Conference (NCASC) in Manchester. This […]

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14 November 2022

Extending our amazing community micro-enterprise project across Suffolk

We all recognise the importance of being supported with the things that matter to each of us, and in the […]

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7 November 2022

Ripples of support develop more community enterprises

Back in early 2020, we featured a lovely story about how longstanding community enterprise Pulp Friction CIC provided a helping […]

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31 October 2022

If we focus on a positive future for social care, change can happen

Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman Social care is under a […]

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18 October 2022

Making an impact – a look back over 2021-22

I am immensely proud of all we have achieved at Community Catalysts over the last year. We have seen massive […]

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