SPIC – Shropshire Partners in Care

Website: www.spic.co.uk
Telephone: 01743 860011 Fax: 01743 861270 

Contact Form: http://www.spic.co.uk/contact-us
Address:-Shrewsbury SPIC, 6 Farriers Business Centre, Annscroft, Shrewsbury, SY5 8AN

Address:-Telford The Glebe Centre, Glebe Street, Wellington, Telford TF1 1JP

Shropshire Partners in Care (SPIC)  is a voluntary organisation of Independent Sector care businesses supporting the development of sustainable high quality care in Shropshire.  We represent 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 offers good quality affordable training for SPIC Members, Information/Advice, affordable CRB checks for its members-representation ensuring care providers’ views & expertise help to inform local statutory planning, decision making and commissioning.

In summary Shropshire Partners in Care (SPIC) is:

  • Providing, encouraging and subsidising training.
  • Implementing a Quality Assurance scheme.
  • Offering support and advice, information sharing and networking opportunities to members through an interactive web- site, newsletter, meetings and forum.
  • Representing the interests of the sector to Local Authorities, NHS Primary Care Trusts and other interested bodies.
  • Positively promoting the sector to the general public

SPIC also offers a Care Service Search and a list of bed availability, as well as advice on selecting a care home or home care agency; sheltered housing, extra care, respite and day care; financial planning; a checklist; adult protection and infection control.

 

Find us on Face Book @ShropshirePartnersinCare and Twitter @SPICNews

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