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About Us

Shropshire Partners in Care (SPiC) was set up in 2003 and is a not for profit membership organisation with a robust governance structure, with an annually elected Board of non-exec Directors.

SPiC proactively represents the care sector in a wide range of related forums and groups within the local health and care economy. SPiC encourages close links with those responsible for commissioning care services, including local authorities, health and social care agencies, and campaigns on behalf of its Members to raise awareness of the issues affecting the independent care sector in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. SPiC is committed to maintaining and improving standards by providing training, information, advice and guidance for its members, their managers and staff, in order to benefit those they care for.

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 CQC registered 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.

Our objectives:

  • To support and represent providers of social care and their staff;
  • To promote best practice and innovation in the social care system;
  • To support and encourage the development of a high quality social care workforce

Our values:

As a member organisation that is also a training provider and a key partner of local authority and health sector organisations in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, as well as being an employer, our values reflect these diverse but related identities:

  • Accountable – ultimately we are accountable to our members, through our Board of Directors who are elected by our wider membership.
  • Trusted – we provide high quality training to our members and other care providers which promotes the development of a high-quality social care workforce.
  • Collaborative – whilst we seek to influence decisions affecting adult social care in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, including key decisions such as fee rates, we are a key partner and want to be seen as such.
  • Supportive – as an employer we recognise the need to support and develop our staff team.
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