KeyRing achieve Quality in Action Award

Published date: 
Monday, 6th November 2023

We are delighted to share the news that our member organisation, KeyRing, have successfully achieved Action Together's Quality in Action Award after demonstrating excellence in every category of the award.

KeyRing are are an adult social care provider that inspires individuals to build the life they want in their local community. KeyRing always see potential and give support to build independence and connect with other people.

The Quality in Action Award is a recognised framework for voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise (VCFSE) organisations working across Oldham, Rochdale and Tameside to prove their impact. The award is an independent, local seal of approval which publicly demonstrates commitment to safeguarding, quality assurance and continuous improvement.

" We are really pleased to have achieved the Quality in Action Award. The process helped us look at policies and procedures and ensured they were relevant, up to date and being used as intended. It was really easy to follow, the guidance that Action Together and the support you receive is excellent. We would recommend you go ahead. It really helps you look at what your doing and highlights any changes you need to make.

A huge thank you to Jane Glaysher-White from Action together for making the process so easy to follow and for the support she provided." 

Donna Calverley​

Support Manager, North West, KeyRing Living Support Networks

How can my organisation apply for the Quality in Action Award?

You'll work alongside one of our dedicated Development Officers to meet criteria that ensures your organisation has the right things in place, with practical advice, resources and support to help you develop the policies and procedures that are right for you. The QiAA is free and open to groups of any size. By achieving the award you'll be able to demonstrate to local commissioners, funders, beneficiaries and other stakeholders that you are delivering quality activities and services.

If you would like more information on the Quality in Action Award and how you could work towards achieving it, please contact us:  Tel: 0161 339 2345  Email:

Or alternatively, take a look at our #WednesdaysWeekly information session which explains the award in more detail: