Orchard Care Homes has been accredited as a Disability Confident employer.
The government led employer scheme is designed to help businesses develop the skills and talent disabled people bring to the workplace.
Jacqueline Rodgers, Director of People, Talent and OD at Orchard Care Homes, said: “I am delighted that Orchard Care Homes has been awarded this accreditation.
“The Disability Confident scheme allows us to further develop our links with local communities and those we represent, ensuring that we are at the heart of our community and accessing the talent and skills which can often go unnoticed in the workplace.
“We are always actively looking to attract and retain individuals in a transparent and open process which supports and reflects our local community.”
Through the Disability Confident scheme, Orchard Care Homes is committed to: ensuring that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their ambitions; ensuring that Orchard Care Homes increases its understanding of disability within its organisation; ensuring that the company challenges attitudes towards disability; and breaking down barriers concerning disability.