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Mental Illnesses, Care Home, Rehabilitation, Bethnal Green, London - Approach Lodge
Approach Lodge
Investors in People

Working together wins awards

Putting its people first has enabled a London-based organisation to gain a nationally accredited award.

Approach Lodge, Bethnal Green - an innovative 7 bedroom rehabilitation home specialising in preparing adults recovering from mental health problems to have a sustainable, independent life was awarded the Investors in People Standard for the way they support and motive their team.

The investors in people framework, which is suitable for organisations of any size and in any sector, transforms business performance through people, helping companies to achieve their objectives by targeting specific priorities within the organisation.

Andrew Azzopardi, Managing Director at Approach Lodge, which has some 11 employees, said “After two consecutive recommendation free CQC inspections and successfully helping many of our service users with enduring mental health problems progress to independent living, our next target was to achieve recognition against the Investors in People standard and are very proud to have achieved this.“

Organisations that have achieved the investors in people generally have lower staff turnover and sickness rates, lower recruitment costs and a reduced likelihood of litigation. In addition, they tend to have increased levels of profitability, employee engagement and productivity.

John Telfer, Managing Director of Inspiring Business Performance Ltd (IBP), the organisation that delivers Investors in People for London and the South, said: “Approach Lodge Should be congratulated for the way in which management and staff have come together to produce real results. I hope other organisations in the industry will look to them as a great example of what can be achieved”.

To find out more about IBP and the benefits of Investors in People, visit, email or call 0800 612 3098.

Approach Lodge
Approach Lodge