Salvation Army and Deafblind UK choose Care Academy

POSTED ON DECEMBER 2ND, 2010

We are pleased to welcome a number of new clients who have chosen EdgeWorks™ Care Academy to help deliver their regulatory and compliance training including:

Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is one of the largest, most diverse providers of social services in the UK after the Government. Founded in East London in 1865, they are now working in 120 countries worldwide.

As a church and registered charity, they demonstrate our Christian principles through social welfare provision. Worldwide there are over 1.6million members, with programmes including homeless centres, drug rehabilitation centres, schools, hospitals and medical centres, as well as nearly 16,000 church and community centres. The work of The Salvation Army is funded through donations from its members, the general public and, where appropriate, local authority and government grants.

To find out more please visit their web site: www.salvationarmy.org.uk

Deafblind UK
Deafblind UK was launched in 1928 by a small group of deafblind people and their carer’s to offer mutual support and understanding in the face of conditions they found ‘unjustifiably cruel and hard.’ Since then, Deafblind UK has developed into a national charity chaired by a deafblind person.

To find out more please visit their web site: www.deafblind.org.uk

Linc Cymru
Linc-Cymru specialises in the affordable housing, social care and health sectors in Wales. We are a socially responsible business and all profits are reinvested for the benefit of our customers rather than being distributed to shareholders. Established in 1977, they are an Industrial and Provident Society registered with the Welsh Assembly Government.

To find out more please visit their web site: www.linc-cymru.co.uk

CAWD
The Care Alliance for Workforce Development (CAWD) works to improve the services on offer to people who use services and carers.  It does this by working in a collaborative, flexible and responsive manner to improve the skills and knowledge of the social care workforce. CAWD engages with employers of all sizes from across the social care sector and encourages service users and carers to get involved.  CAWD also delivers on a range of activities on behalf of Skills for Care Yorkshire and the Humber, which cover a number of the Putting People First work-streams.

To find out more please visit their web site: www.cawd.org.uk


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