Tag Archives: micro-provider

Almost 300 community micro-enterprises now operating across Somerset

Three years on and now almost 300 community micro-enterprises are operating across the county to support people to live independently at home. Somerset County Council, St Margaret’s Hospice and the Somerset Community Foundation have worked with the social enterprise Community Catalysts to deliver a project that helps people with good ideas to set up a […]

Vanessa’s Story – how community micro-providers gave family a creative care solution

Somerset’s growing army of community micro-providers is playing a key role in meeting the county’s care needs and giving people in Somerset more choice over their care. Nationally and locally there is a growing shortage of carers and care agencies are struggling to recruit more. Somerset has recognised this issue and has kick started a […]