Mission and values

Our vision is of a community where Carers are fully recognised, valued and supported in their caring role.

Mission and values

We believe that carers should be able to:

  • Enjoy mental and physical well-being and be treated with dignity.
  • Undertake their caring responsibilities without financial hardship.
  • Be recognised, respected and involved as an equal partner in care.
  • Have a fulfilling life, engaging within their communities as they wish.
  • Have a significant influence on policy making and planning for services that have an impact on Carers.

Our Mission

Our mission is to enhance the lives of carers and empower them to make informed choices that have a positive influence on their lives.

Our Values

CARER LED  Our work will be informed by and responsive to carers, ensuring the services and support we provide continue to meet the needs of carers, today and in the future

LEADERSHIP  We will take a leading, proactive role in the development and improvement of services for Carers.

INDEPENDENCE  We will not compromise our independence which is vital to us being able to effectively represent and support Carers.

PARTNERSHIP  We will work in partnership with other organisations in a coordinated way to effectively meet the varied and diverse needs of carers.

DIVERSITY  We celebrate diversity and will to be inclusive in everything we do as both an employer and service provider.

QUALITY  We will provide good quality support and services to meet the needs of carers, looking to continually improve and develop and share best practice.

OUR PEOPLE  Our staff and volunteer team is our most valuable asset. To recruit and retain good people we need to be recognised as a good employer.

VALUE FOR MONEY  We recognise we are dealing with public money and challenge ourselves to make effective and efficient use of resources and open ourselves to relevant scrutiny.

SUSTAINABILITY  We have a responsibility to the wider community to consider social, economic and environmental issues in our decision making.

Our Strategy

To enable us to enhance the lives of Carers we will:

  • Identify more Carers, increasing year on year the number accessing services.
  • Provide a diverse range of quality services in response to their needs.
  • Give Carers a ‘collective voice’ to influence policy making and service planning.
  • Maintain Carers Gloucestershire as an effective and sustainable organisation.

We recognise the geographical diversity of Gloucestershire and will ensure that we take measures to make our service.

Here you can find general information about Carers Gloucestershire and the work that we do, through the annual documents we produce.

Annual Accounts 2015