Staff at Embrace are celebrating after the group was awarded the Investors in People Bronze Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people. Embrace is a leading independent provider of health and social care to more than 3,500 people in the UK, offering person-centred residential, educational and supported living services which enable people to live as independently as possible. Embrace supports older people, providing dementia, nursing, respite, palliative and end of life care, and also offers services for adults and young people who have learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries, mental health problems and special educational needs through its schools, resource centres, residential and supported living services. Investors in People is the UK’s leading accreditation for business improvement through people management, and provides a wealth of resources for businesses to innovate, improve and grow, with a focus on good people making great business. Commenting on the award, Trish Lee, Chief Executive Officer at Embrace , said:
“We are delighted to have achieved the People Bronze standard. Embrace strives to create an environment in which our staff can develop personally and professionally, and in which they are equipped to deliver the best possible care for each individual service user.
Our people-centred approach puts both staff and service users at the heart of what we do, and we will continue to invest in our team and create the best possible working environment, providing staff with the opportunities and support that they deserve”
Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said:
“Achieving the Investors in People Bronze standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. It is the sign of a company which is truly committed to good people management practice and we’d like to congratulate Embrace on their achievement.”