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Shropshire Partners in Care (SPIC) is a not for profit organisation representing over 240 independent Nursing, Residential and Domiciliary Care companies in Shropshire with responsibility for providing a wide range of care services and support for those most in need. SPIC is widely represented on local and national bodies and encourages close links with those responsible for administering care services, local authorities, health and social care agencies, to raise awareness of the issues affecting the independent care sector in Shropshire.

SPIC is committed to maintaining and improving standards by providing training, advice and guidance for its members, managers and their staff, for the benefit of those they care for.

Membership to Shropshire Partners In Care is open to all independent sector providers of care. SPIC is committed to ensuring its members offer equal opportunities to all and do not discriminate on the grounds of sex, colour, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

Shropshire Partners In Care is committed to working with the statutory and regulatory authorities to ensure that the highest standards are achieved.

Members shall conduct themselves in such a manner as to bring no discredit on themselves, the membership or the organisation.

Member care companies and proprietors are entitled to one vote per registered member on any issues at the Annual General Meeting(AGM).

The aims of the organisation are:

  • To represent the interests of care companies, proprietors and service users.
  • To use its best endeavours to effect and maintain high standards of care.
  • To make representations to any such body whose function may at any time have an effect on the welfare of the members of the association, their clients and service users.

If you are a Care Provider delivering care within the area and would like to discuss becoming a Member please contact either Nicky Jacques or David Preston, Chief Officers (job share) Tel: 01743 860011 or via the ‘Contact Us’ link on our home page



Vision

To support, nurture and facilitate the development of Social Care and Health services.

 

Mission Statement

SPIC’s purpose is to support the continuous improvement of the design and delivery of social care and health services.

  1. Fundamental Principles

Excellence – SPIC will promote the best possible practice among care providers and also wishes to be seen as an exemplary employer

Best Value –SPIC will provide services to members (and others who work in or use the care sector) that add value to the delivery and use of care services

Ethical – SPIC works in a way that safeguards the human rights of all those who may need, use or work in care services and supports its members to deliver services that place people’s rights at the centre of their decision making.

Partnership Working –SPIC will seek appropriate relationships with partner stakeholders, who share the same mission and values and to influence the work of potential partners.

  1. Core Activities

Training – to provide affordable and good quality courses for SPIC members that promote high standards across the care sector.

Information/Advice – to provide an accurate, relevant and up to date information service and a responsive advice service to SPIC members and other stakeholders in the care sector

DBS Checks – to provide an efficient and affordable service for members that ensures that all staff seeking to work in the care sector are checked in line with current statutory requirements

Representation – to ensure that care providers’ views and expertise help to inform local statutory planning, decision making and commissioning.

Network development – to enable providers to network and share information

Workforce development – to promote the importance of and investment in the development of staff and opportunities within the care sector.


 

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  • Skills for Care Endorsed 17-18

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