About Surrey Care Association
Surrey Care Association Ltd is a not for profit company which works to support social care providers in the county of Surrey.
We provide independent assistance to the care and support sector in Surrey who share our commitment to enabling the people who use their services to achieve the best possible quality of life. We strive to build confidence, resilience and sustainability within the care sector by promoting positive change and innovation and working collaboratively in partnership with others
For Social Care in Surrey to be valued and recognised by people living in the county as offering sustainable, high-quality services that are affordable and available to all those needing care and support, enabling people to live their best lives possible.
For SCA membership to deliver value for the providers of social care and support in Surrey, and for SCA to be a respected partner and influential critical friend to statutory and regulatory organisations, in Surrey and beyond.
SCA currently has over 220 member organisations, ranging from large nationals to small, newly established home care providers. Our members employ and provide care and support for thousands of people across Surrey.
SCA has a robust governance structure with an annually elected Board of Directors who volunteer their time and expertise, and represent all parts of the social care sector.
Our values shape our priorities and the way in which we operate:
Dignity – we believe in the power of social care and support to enable people to achieve the best possible quality of life. We will promote the wellbeing and safeguarding of people using care and support services in Surrey and treat each other and partners with dignity and respect.
Collaboration – we believe in the power of working together, to support one another and share ideas and insights to develop and deliver high quality and sustainable services for the people of Surrey.
Confidence through integrity & insight – we will act with confidence when making decisions and delivering our services, ensuring they are informed by evidence, the insights and knowledge of our members, and the lived experience of the people who use care and support services in Surrey.
Courage – as an independent organisation, we are willing to challenge the status quo and “speak truth to power” in the best interests of our members and the people of Surrey who need and use care and support services.
To fulfil our mission and vision we have identified the following key areas in which to focus our resources and work:
Influencing, representation and partnership
Developing and delivering services to members
Ensuring SCA and our members are sustainable and effective organisations