The COESI Charter

The COESI Consortium members have adopted a Charter- a statement of the standards and function(s) of the Consortium and rules for its conduct or governance.

COESI Consortium Members aim to :

  • provide co-ordinated, seamless and holistic services in their local area or region
  • improve the customer pathway
  • provide focal points for joined up information and advice
  • help facilitate people’s rapid access to support services from all appropriate  agencies
  • improve access to advice and support for individuals, families and carers
  • provide support and information,  practical, psychological and emotional, to help people to  live independently
  • provide high quality services from each of the participating organisations
  • develop greater partnership working between all relevant organisations
  • increase disability awareness in the local community for all impairments
  • provide some of the services jointly wherever possible
  • ensure equality and freedom from discrimination, providing support whatever the individual circumstances and whichever language is spoken
  • ensure that all people are treated with dignity and respect
  • adopt and promote ‘Achieving Access For All’ Disability Awareness guidance
  • set an example for joint working wherever possible