National Care Association - motivated by the need for a strong and influential representation at a national level, we are the respected voice of the independent care sector.
Representing small and medium sized care providers and affiliated local associations, National Care Association liaise with national Government at a political and departmental level; Local Government and key stakeholder groups including the NHS and CQC.
National Care Association is particularly well connected across the health and care sector; from our members who provide the care and support through to our working relationship with Ministers and Senior Civil Servants. We represent our members by being around the table when it matters – ensuring the voice of the care sector is heard.
On a practical level National Care Association is an essential part of the care provider’s toolkit. Our members benefit from DBS online services, toolkits, business and bulk purchase discounts, legal and employment advice, as well as information, support and guidance through the regulatory and policy issues that affect us all.
We communicate regularly with our members through enews updates, seminars and workshops. Available for expert sector advice when its needed we ensure our members are as informed as possible to face the challenges ahead.
National Care Association is a not for profit company limited by guarantee formed in 1981.
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Our Members across all our sectors of membership receive an array of benefits and assistance as part of their annual membership fee.
5th Aug 2021
Quality Commission Statement on COVID-19 vaccination of people working/deployed in care homes: the role of the Care Quality Commission
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have amended the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 so that, from 11 November 2021, all care home workers, and anyone else entering a care home, will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have an exemption.
29th Jul 2021
Skills for Care
Employers embed a values based approach to their recruitment and retention
29th Jul 2021
National Disability Strategy
Published on 28/07
21st Jul 2021
CQC: Publication of statistics on deaths involving COVID-19 in care homes in England: transparency statement
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) made a commitment to publish data on statutory notifications from individual care home providers of people whose deaths involved COVID-19 as soon as we were able to do so accurately and safely.
2nd Jul 2021
Free NHS Flu Jab
Help protect yourself and the people around you