THE 2019 C&SW CARE AWARDS
Celebrating the outstanding care of vulnerable people across our region! Letting people know they are valued and appreciated.
Read the stories of our 2018 finalists and be inspired!
WELCOME To CARE & SUPPORT WEST
We are a leading representative body for companies, charities, organisations and individuals involved in the social care, support and health sectors in the West of England. We work in partnership with a wide range of statutory agencies who share the same commitment to quality, choice and value. We also ensure that these partnerships are based on respect and fair treatment.
Care and Support West is committed to:
Maintaining quality of service provision
Giving providers a voice in the strategic direction of the future of social care and health services
Ensuring that those involved in providing services in the sector are treated and funded fairly
Having input into policies and regulations through consultation and lobbying
Care and Support West members have signed up to a Code of Conduct that can offer assurances regarding the quality of services they provide. This added assurance can be very valuable at a time when people are making difficult personal choices or a decision is being made on behalf of a family member.
Care & Support West OFFERs members:
BUSINESS ADVICE & SUPPORT FOR OUR MEMBERS
Care and Support West works to provide support to care organisations who become members, speaking with a single unified voice on their behalf. It seeks to positively influence the quality of service provision in the sector and to enhance the value of the independent providers.
SOCIAL CARE & GENERAL HEALTH INFORMATION FOR EVERYONE
Care and Support West provides independent information to the public relating to social care, support and health in general, and in the West of England in particular. Use our member directory to find a care provider in your area, and our useful links for relevant information from organisations working in the care sector.
By joining Care & Support West - your only local Care Association - you can enjoy the comfort and benefits of solidarity, networking and a strong voice. CQC tell us that the features of an outstanding care provider include an open staffing and management culture and extensive knowledge of best practice.
We will provide you with a great environment to network with other providers in your sector and offers you ways to keep up to date with news and best practice.
As an association, Care and Support West knows that professional services available on the high street don't always have a full understanding of the needs of organisations operating in the care sector.
For this reason, we have drawn together a range of Commercial Partners who have been specifically selected because of their commitment to the Health & Social Care sector and their expertise in this area. Browse our list of commercial partners to find the services you require.
FIND A CARE PROVIDER
Choosing a care provider is not easy.
The Care Quality Commission website is a terrific resource about what good care looks like. Their section on Care providers tells you essential information about services in your area.
Information from Independent Age about Paying for Care can be found here.
You can see our members in our Membership directory .