Home-Start Kirklees, a Huddersfield based charity that provides families with confidential long term support through a network of expert trained volunteers, is celebrating achieving a renewed Quality 4 Health and Wellbeing award.
The award is recognition that Home-Start Kirklees has achieved an exceptional standard of health and wellbeing service delivery and has in place mechanisms to continually improve service delivery. The Quality 4 Health + Wellbeing accreditation requires organisational commitment, and devoted staff time to work through the quality areas, as well as gathering evidence and implementing changes and recommendations.
The award was received by Kerri Flannagan from Home-Start Kirklees and was presented by Debbie Winder, Deputy Director of Quality, West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (Kirklees and Calderdale Place).
Kerri Flanagan, Director of Home-Start Kirklees said: “We are incredibly pleased to once again receive the valued Quality 4 Health and Wellbeing Award. This award recognises the high quality support provided by our excellent team of staff and volunteers to families across Kirklees. We are proud to have achieved this award again, and we’re committed to continuing to strive for excellence”
Debbie Winder, Deputy Director of Quality, West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board said “We are delighted to present this award to Home-Start Kirklees and recognise the work and commitment required to achieve this important quality accreditation which acknowledges the high standard of support provided to families”
Home-Start Kirklees helped 230 families with 343 adults and 489 children in 2021-2022. The local charity gives compassionate bespoke help to families on a wide range of issues including bereavement, postnatal depression, isolation, coping with multiple births, domestic abuse, loneliness, financial worries or helping out with a parent or child with disabilities.