2007 – External recognition

Between 2007 and 2008 MacIntyre won a number of important awards in recognition of MacIntyre’s commitment to continuous service improvement.

  • British Chambers of Commerce Award for Impact of technology on your business awarded for the development of e-learning.
  • Skills for Care National Accolade for Best involvement of people who use services and/or carers in developing staff in social care. This was won by MacIntyre’s Trainers 4 Change; a group of people with learning disabilities who have become expert at training staff and developing good practice.
  • Care Services Improvement Partnership’s Positive Practice Award for MacIntyre’s Trainers 4 Change team.
  • Community Care’s Excellence Award for the innovative work by MacIntyre My Way in developing personalised solutions for young people in transition to adult services.

In addition to these awards, MacIntyre’s Adult services were assessed by the Commission for Social Care Inspection (CSCI) achieving 97% for Supported Living Services compliance and 90% for MacIntyre’s Registered Care services, when the national averages were of 78% and 84% respectively. The decade finished with a number of achievements in terms of external recognition, including: The first charity to be an accredited organisation with the British Standards Institute (BS OHSAS 18001);

  • Longstanding holder of the Investors in People Award
  • Accredited staff training centre
  • A Grade rating by City and Guilds for the management of staff NVQ awards
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