How is the AQS assessed?

The assessment process is simple, transparent and does not intrude on your every day working practices.  The assessment process will involve an off site review of your policies and procedures, followed by a site visit by one of our experienced Assessors to speak with key staff and to sample some case files.


There are three interlocking components to the AQS:

  • Review of your practices against the Standards
  • Independent audit
  • Continuous improvement

Once awarded, accreditation is valid for a period of two years.

The application process for new clients will involve a desktop audit of your written policies and procedures prior to the on site assessment.  Please contact Amanda Jordan or call 07584 355486 to request an application pack.