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Lester Aldridge

Peter Grose

Lester Aldridge

Lester Aldridge LLP are nationally recognised as leading solicitors to the care sector. Chambers Legal Directory rates Peter Grose and Jeremy Allin as leaders in the field. We specialise in helping care providers meet the challenges of a new regulatory system and increased funding pressures. We specialise in regulatory, contracting and safeguarding issues. We act for a number of supported living providers, drafting all documentation and liaising with CQC and contracting authorities.

Allison Grant heads a team of specialist employment lawyers who provide a supporting advisory arm to care homes throughout the UK in respect of employment related queries including day to day HR advice
and Employment Tribunal work.

Live in Care

Live in Care

Live In Care jobs is a specialist online resource connecting live in carers with those who need Live In Care.

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Quality Compliance Systems
(NCA Sponsor)

Matt Whittingham

Quality Compliance Systems

Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) provides high quality bespoke Care Quality Commission (CQC) policies, procedure and toolkits for Adult Social Care providers.

No matter whether you’re a start-up or an established service provider. QCS is the simple way to meet the new Fundamental Standards and prepare you for the new CQC inspection regime.

QCS can help you

  • Provide evidence to meet the 5 Key Questions
  • Meet all your KLOEs• Support your PIR
  • Survey your stakeholders• Coordinate your Risk Assessments
  • Develop Care Plans and much more.
Our policies and procedures are continuously updated in order to provide you with the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and user-friendly documents available.

If you’re not a QCS customer, what are you waiting for? We offer a no-obligation FREE trial. Call us today on 0333 405 33 33 to find out why we are the go to resource for over 9,000 users nationwide.

Sticky People Ltd.

Antrobus House, 18 College Street, Petersfield, GU31 4AD

Mr Neil Eastwood

Sticky People Ltd.

Sticky People provides tools and advice to care providers to improve their recruitment, screening and retention of staff. Our award-winning PeopleClues screening tool is used by over 1,000 recruiters and interviewers in the UK and Ireland to select the best applicants.

Neil Eastwood is also author of Saving Social Care, a practical guide book for care employers on the best ways of finding and keeping frontline staff.

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TAG Medical

TAG Medical

TAG Medical specialise in on-site service, calibration, installation and repair of a wide variety of equipment used across multiple sectors of healthcare, offering the complete engineering solution. Across our group we support over 14,000 healthcare customers UK wide facilitated by a UK network of over 90 engineers. The CQC, GPhC, HSE and MHRA expect healthcare facilities to demonstrate that their medical devices are maintained properly and there is a system in place to ensure regular and appropriate inspection, calibration and maintenance of these devices.

TAG Medical help you comply!

The complete engineering service

  • Test and calibration covering a wide variety of medical devices
  • LOLER and PUWER Inspection/service
  • Field based and workshop repairs
  • Installation and commissioning of equipment
  • Equipment audit & asset registry compilation
  • PAT and medical equipment safety testing
  • Re-upholstery of medical couches and chairs
  • Fire extinguisher maintenance
  • Fire alarm and emergency light testing
  • Fixed wire electrical circuit testing

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The Learning Quest Ltd

24 Forest Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 6DH

Julia Macmillan

The Learning Quest Ltd

The Learning Quest was established in 2001 and has an excellent reputation with both local and national clients.  The company continues to go from strength to strength and thrives on recommendations and referrals.

All consultants are very experienced in delivering high energy, creative training sessions as well as facilitating teams to increase effectiveness in the workplace.  Specialising in one to one and team coaching, as well as helping companies identify and embed their corporate values - thereby increasing the success of the company!

As a Care Provider are you unlocking ‘Excellent Customer Service’ in your organisation?

 Ask yourself these questions:

  • Are your customers really happy with your service?
  • How good are your staff at listening to your customers?
  • Are your staff going that ‘extra mile’?
  • How would you rate your staff at communicating with their internal and external customers?
  • How positive are your staff?
  • Are you in need of more satisfied customers?

If you feel your customer service needs attention and you would like to hear clear and compelling evidence of how an ‘Excellent Customer Service’ bespoke programme can help your organisation please contact us.

The Safety Business

Bettina Ratcliffe

The Safety Business

We're workplace safety consultants renowned for our practical, cost effective health and safety risk assessment and management advice.

Our workplace health and safety advice will help safeguard your employees, your reputation, your business. And your peace of mind.



Tristel is a manufacturer of infection prevention and contamination control products. Its lead technology is a proprietary chlorine dioxide formulation, which has been a ground-breaking innovation in the world of Infection Control. Common to all Tristel products are a number of key facts: Broad spectrum efficacy within short contact times – 30 seconds to 5 minutes. Sporicidal, mycobactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal and bactericidal efficacy. Performance validated within a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific publications. Acknowledged and recommended by professional societies, public and private sector healthcare institutions. Approved for material compatibility by manufacturers of medical devices worldwide.

Tristel’s high-level and sporicidal disinfectant products harness the biocidal power of chlorine dioxide.

The products’ packaging and the methods used to deliver the disinfectant to its intended target – be it a medical instrument, a surface or a potable water source – focus the Tristel portfolio upon specific application areas within the hospital.

Ucare Services Ltd

Suite 1, T.A.D. Centre, Ormesby Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 7SF

Ucare Services Ltd

Ucare Services Recruitment is a recruitment organisation helping large and small hospitals, residential nursing/care homes and all healthcare, support and project management and other areas in the nursing industry.

(NCA Sponsor)

Utilitywise House, 3 & 4 Cobalt Park Way, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE28 9EJ


Utilitywise is proud to be selected as the preferred Energy Partner for the national care association

As a partnership we understand the importance of managing your utility consumption and spend efficiently.  With 46% of small businesses believing that energy prices will go up in the next year Utilitywise is committing resources to help business people get the information they need to make sense of their bills, and the energy market.


We are a leading business energy and water consultancy. Using unique technology and expertise, we create and deliver Utility Management Plans which help over 30.000 businesses get the most value from their energy and water contracts, reduce their energy and water consumption and lower their carbon footprint.

The team at The Care Association and Utilitywise believes passionately in making the energy sector easier to do business with. It shouldn’t be complicated, confusing or opaque. Instead, we strive to take the hassle out of managing your energy, and the first place to start is by making bills less baffling.

We are offering The National Care Association customers an opportunity to access three free services.

  • An Energy Health Check: compare your energy consumption and spend with like-for-like organisations
  • Bill Checking: we will check for out-of-contract rates, look over your VAT, CCL and KvA
  • Utilitywise Helpline: help and advice on energy and water when you need it

To unlock these benefits, call us now on 0333 000 0131. Alternatively, e-mail and we'll have somebody call you back as soon as possible.