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 May 2021
Care Sector Insurance Costs Survey
We would be really grateful if you could take 5/10 minutes to complete the survey and provide and additional information to support us to lobby on your behalf.
11th Feb 2021
Cinnamon Care Collection and QCS join forces to create new food safety toolkit
A luxury UK care home group and a leading compliance provider have come together to create a food safety manual for care home caterers, which is being released today.
2nd Feb 2021
Quality Compliance Systems and Napthens agree health and safety partnership
Quality Compliance Systems (QCS), the UK’s leading provider of content, guidance and standards for the social care sector, has further enhanced its Health & Safety compliance credentials by agreeing a long-term partnership with Napthens Health and Safety
2nd Feb 2021
The Progress Group acquires multiple award-winning learntech provider, Grey Matter Learning
Grey Matter Learning is a leading eLearning provider dedicated to the health and social care industry
28th Jan 2021
apetito pilots rapid COVID testing with the Department of Health & Social Care and Defra
The company has been piloting Lateral Flow Testing (LFT) since December at its food production and distribution sites in the South-West, testing around 450 of its front-line essential workers.