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Our Communities Accreditation

Our Carer Friendly Accreditation scheme aims to improve, share and recognise support for carers across a wide range of services.

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7 million carers in the UK

Accreditation Criteria

The criteria are simple, concise and easily accessible for all services and organisations, including:

Such as health boards, hospital wards and services, GP surgeries and pharmacies.
Social care
Such as social work teams, domiciliary care providers, care homes and housing services.
Further and higher education
Such as colleges and universities.
Third sector
Such as charities, voluntary and community groups and housing associations.
Private sector
Including any sized business or service.
Want to know more about the accreditation process? Download our Criteria PDF.

The support you will receive

We offer ongoing support throughout the accreditation process, by choosing Carer Friendly you will get:

  • A dedicated team member to support you
  • Clear step by step instructions
  • Tools and materials to help you support carers
  • Recognition and publicity of your work
  • Online resources and materials
  • Continued support and access to information
  • Staff training materials and guides (available on request)

The benefits of Carer Friendly

There are many benefits to undertaking the accreditation, including:

  • Measuring how you support carers
  • Recognition of the support you offer
  • Further improvements to your support of carers

Additional services

If you would like to discuss what funding may be available in your area to help cover these costs, please contact us.
We have a range of training courses available. Please contact us to discuss your training needs.
Send us your details today and a member of our team will contact you to talk you through next steps. Join us
Send us your details today and a member of our team will contact you to talk you through next steps.

Join us

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