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Our Employers Accreditation

Our Carer Friendly Employer accreditation recognises and celebrates those organisations who are making a real difference to carers in the workplace.

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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, working across Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan and Gwent 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.

The support you will receive

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

  • A dedicated Carer Friendly team member to support you
  • Clear step by step instructions
  • Tools and materials to help you support carers
  • Recognition and publicity of your work
  • Continued support and access to an information network
  • Staff training

The benefits of Carer Friendly

There are many benefits to undertaking the accreditation, including:

  • Help you to be an employer of choice
  • Improve staff wellbeing
  • Reduce staff absence
  • Retain talented and experienced staff
  • Attract new talent
  • Supporting Welsh Assembly Government priorities for unpaid carers in employment
  • Prepare you for the future – the number of carers in the UK is predicted to increase by 60% by 2030
  • Positive publicity – we will help promote your good work
  • Quality marks and logos to use throughout your business

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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