Wednesday, 3 December 2014
SOCIAL CARE ALBA ACHIEVES INVESTORS IN PEOPLE GOLD ACCREDITATION
Social Care Alba, is a registered Care at Home provider who has achieved the prestigious Investors in People Gold Accreditation, the most successful framework for business improvement through people in the UK. This represents a true commitment to employees and demonstrates a solid foundation of good practice which remains challenging and aspirational for many organisations.
Achieving the Gold level of Accreditation puts Social Care Alba in the top 7% of all IIP Accredited clients. Social Care Alba joins an exclusive group of UK employers eligible to use and display the sought after Investors in People logo and plaque, and enjoy its benefits.
Commenting on the award, Stephen Wilson, Director said, “Everyone at Social Care Alba works tirelessly to improve the quality of peoples’ lives. In return we believe in supporting our staff to achieve their full potential, whether that be through investment in research & development or education.”
Peter Russian, Chief Executive of Investors in People Scotland, said “This is a fantastic achievement for Social Care Alba. I would like to congratulate the organisation and its people on their commitment to continuous improvement. Investors in People offers a flexible, practical and easy to use business improvement tool designed to help organisations and their people achieve their objectives. I hope that more organisations in the area will be encouraged to sharpen their competitive edge by choosing to work with us.”
Social Care Alba was established in 2011, and has since achieved a number of awards for quality and innovation. It is recognised as a leader in the provision of support to people living in their own homes. It currently holds the highest grades awarded by the Care Inspectorate, its industry regulator. It has strong links with Edinburgh Napier University, and invests heavily in research aimed at improving the quality of care delivered to people across the world.