Professional partnerships, memberships and affiliations

Supporting those with complex needs is a partnership. We work closely with a wide network of leading learning disability and mental health charities, support organisations and care sector professional bodies to complement our own capabilities, develop skills and knowledge and support the friends and relatives of those we care for.

Our charity partner

The Care Workers Charity

The Care Workers Charity

We are proud to support The Care Workers Charity as our chosen charity partner. The Care Workers Charity assists people working in the care sector who are experiencing financial hardship, for instance through sickness or a change in circumstances that leaves them unable to work, by providing short-term crisis grants. We are members of the charity’s Partner Programme, and make an annual financial commitment to the organisation’s work.

www.thecareworkerscharity.org.uk

Charities and support associations

Mencap

Mencap

Mencap is the voice of learning disability. Everything the organisation does is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, their families and carers. Mencap works with people with a learning disability to change laws and services, challenge prejudice and directly supports thousands of people to live their lives as they choose.

www.mencap.org.uk
National Autistic Society

National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people and their families, providing information and advice, support for professionals and campaigning to influence policy. The organisation aims to transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.

www.autism.org.uk
The Fragile X Society

The Fragile X Society

The Fragile X Society provides information and practical guidance to support and empower individuals and families living with Fragile X Syndrome and Fragile X-associated conditions, as well as raising awareness of the syndrome among the public and healthcare professionals.

www.fragilex.org.uk
Down’s Syndrome Association

Down’s Syndrome Association

The Down’s Syndrome Association is the only UK charity focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down Syndrome. The organisation provides information and support to help people with Down Syndrome live full and rewarding lives.

www.downs-syndrome.org.uk
Corpal

Corpal

Corpal is a not-for-profit charity run by parents, carers and adults who have Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum or Aicardi Syndrome. Its aim is to offer support to families that are affected by the conditions and raise awareness among health professionals and other interested individuals.

www.corpal.org.uk
Mind

Mind

Mind helps people take control over their mental health, offering advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. As well as their national presence, Mind provides information, training programmes, grants and services through a network of local associations.

www.mind.org.uk
Mental Health Foundation

Mental Health Foundation

The UK’s leading mental health research, policy and service improvement charity aims to address the sources of mental health problems, helping people to thrive through understanding, protecting and sustaining their mental health.

www.mentalhealth.org.uk
Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action

Epilepsy Action is the largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for those with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people whose lives the condition impacts.

www.epilepsy.org.uk
Rehab4Addiction

Rehab4Addiction

Rehab 4 Addiction is an advisory and referral service for people who suffer from alcohol, drug and behavioural addiction. The organisation works closely with rehabilitation centres and outpatient clinics throughout the UK to match a patient’s addiction with an appropriate rehabilitation centre.

www.rehab4addiction.co.uk

Memberships and professional affiliations

Care Quality Commission

Care Quality Commission

CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England, ensuring all services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care. CQC is responsible for registering, reviewing and inspecting services, with powers of enforcement in response to failures by providers to meet the legal requirements of registration.

www.cqc.org.uk
Learning Disability England

Learning Disability England

Learning Disability England brings together people with learning disabilities, families, friends and professionals from all over the country, working to ensure that what’s important to those with learning disabilities is heard and understood.

www.learningdisabilityengland.org.uk
Care England

Care England

Care England is the leading representative body for independent care services in England. The body is committed to supporting a united, quality conscious, independent sector that offers real choice and value for money. Its aim is to create an environment in which care providers can deliver and develop the high quality care that communities require and deserve.

www.careengland.org.uk
Association for Real Change

Association for Real Change

ARC supports anyone involved in the planning or delivery of support or services for people with a learning disability. Their work also benefits people with other support needs, such as autism, mental health issues, long-term health problems and physical and sensory disabilities.

www.arcuk.org.uk
The National Skills Academy for Social Care

The National Skills Academy for Social Care

Skills for Care, home of the National Skills Academy for Social Care, is the employer-led workforce development body for adult social care in England. The body offers workforce learning, development support and practical resources from entry level through to those in management and leadership roles.

www.nsasocialcare.co.uk
Disability Confident Committed

Disability Confident Committed

Disability Confident Committed is a government scheme designed to encourage employers to recruit and retain disabled people, and people with health conditions, to make the most of their skills and talent. The scheme is voluntary and has been developed together by employers and disabled people’s representatives.

www.disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/
Hampshire Care Association

Hampshire Care Association

HCA is a membership association for care providers of residential, nursing, learning difficulty and mental health services. Its goal is to ensure that care provision in Hampshire is of the highest standard and quality, and that those requiring care receive it with dignity and compassion.

www.hampshirecare.org
Surrey Care Association

Surrey Care Association

Surrey Care Association is a membership organisation supporting the care and support sector to provide the highest level of sustainable care in Surrey. SCA works in partnership with the private, voluntary, charitable and statutory sectors.

www.surreycare.org.uk
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