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Access Skills
(NCA Sponsor)

Access Skills

Are you a care manager or senior carer looking to develop your career further?

Access Skills is a training partner of the National Care Association and an endorsed Skills for Care training provider. We offer government funded diploma programmes at level 3, 4 and 5 for senior care and management staff.

The courses are delivered flexibly to fit in with your circumstances, and extensive resources are provided which contribute to outstanding achievement rates for our learners. You can start as soon as you are ready for the next step in your care career

Aid Call, a business unit of Legrand Electric Ltd

Unit 10 Cowley Road, Blyth Riverside Park, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 5TF

Kathryn Burton

Aid Call, a business unit of Legrand Electric Ltd

Aid Call has been at the forefront of wireless nurse call technology for over 40 years. Our first class knowledge, innovative approach and reputation for delivering reliable, safety critical solutions has positioned us as the leading supplier and manufacturer of wireless nurse call solutions in the UK. We offer a wide range of products and bespoke solutions designed specifically to meet the needs of care homes, hospices and hospitals. Our systems are designed to reduce response times to emergency calls and improve the efficiency of those responses with special features aimed at facilitating more person-centred care as well as streamlining staff workflow. Additionally, we have a national team of trained consultants, a team of in-house engineers available throughout the UK and a 24/7/365 helpline.


Pittman Way,, Fulwood, , Preston, , PR2 9ZD


Alsico are a leading provider of workwear in Europe, supplying over 18 million garments every year to various industries including healthcare, oil, welding, engineering, food trade, and office wear. One of the largest sectors within the healthcare industry that they supply workwear to is the care sector. Working hard to source, sell and manufacture care uniforms that enhance flexibility, comfort, performance and productivity whilst at work, as well as being long lasting to see you through your shift. With everything from tunics, scrubs, healthcare trousers, dresses, casuals and protective coats, you can guarantee we stock your ideal care uniform at affordable prices and have got you covered.

(NCA Sponsor)


apetito is the leading meal provider for care homes and our chefs pride themselves in creating dishes for specific dietary requirements and nutritional needs. All without compromising on a delicious meal. Our meals are created with sustainably sourced ingredients and designed to enhance health and well-being. Our award winning range includes our world leading texture modified meals for those residents living with dysphagia, enabling you to offer them a meal that’s is not only safe but helps them dine with dignity.

We know that every care home is different and we tailor our approach to fit the needs of you and your residents, working in partnership with you to ensure you have all the support you require to nourish, care & delight your residents; all the while running an efficient and cost effective kitchen.

We are committed to helping you, your staff and your residents. If you have any questions about resident nutrition, dysphagia or any other catering challenge, contact our team of experts. If you would like to partner with us for your care home catering please contact us for a free tasting and proposal on how we support you and your home.

Why not find out more about us in our making a real difference video:


Newstead Industrial Park, Newstead, Nottingham, NG15 0DQ


Badgemaster is the UK’s largest independent employee name badge manufacturer, supplying thousands of care homes with the fastest, most cost-effective badging solution.

Market leading investment in order processing and production systems means we offer the widest product choice in ready to wear and re-usable name badges, yet provide the fastest turn-around and guarantee the best prices on all products - even just one unit.

Badgemaster is approved by the NCA and for over 18 years has helped buyers reduce cost and improve product quality and service levels.

Use our unique, user-friendly online facility to design your own badge or ask our expert designers to create some ideas for you for FREE.

Online ordering saves time and cost and eliminates supplier spelling errors.

Try us too for room key tags, door name plates, bespoke interior signs, Braille and tactile signs, NVQ badges and corporate enamel badges.

For more information on your members discount and services:

(NCA Sponsor)

Boots Support Office, Customer Support Centre PO Box 5300, Nottingham, NG90 1AA


Boots Care Services

Boots Care Services has been helping care homes to manage their residents' health needs for over 30 years. During this time our service has continued to grow, and we are now the market leader in supporting care homes to deliver the best possible healthcare for their residents.

As one of the high street's most trusted brands, Boots Care Services supports residents and care teams with expert healthcare advice and regular visits from experienced pharmacists to help meet the highest of standards required by regulators.

We also provide an exclusive and valuable learning package for our carers and nurses with a suite of resources, including a wide range of topics and up-to-date patient-centred content, as well as a number of medication management modules.

We continue to strive to make the lives of patients better tomorrow than they are today

For more information on our service, please see below.

eMAR at Boots Care Services

Boots is uniquely placed to find the right eMAR (electronic medication administration record) solution for you and your organisation.

More and more care home organisations are reaping the rewards and benefits of eMAR with Boots. To further support care homes we are now offering remote implementations of eMAR .

  • As the largest pharmacy provider to care homes Boots supports you on every step on your eMAR journey
  • We know that different care homes have varying needs and preferences and we work to find the right solution for you
  • Our training and implementation support is incredibly intuitive helping us lead the way in digital innovation and complete successful

Speak to our team:

If you are a care home and are interested in these services, speak to one of our team and we will work with you to identify the needs of your care home, and the most suitable options for you.

Call our Care Services team on 0115 949 4047 or email For eMAR enquiries please email

Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd

Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG

Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd

Clarkson Wright and Jakes is an award winning regional firm of solicitors based in Orpington, Kent.  We provide specialist legal advice for the residential care home sector and our clients include both large companies who operate a number of care homes and also smaller, owner managed businesses. We act for clients in both the sale and purchase of care homes, either by way of asset transfer or share transfer and we also deal with the main lenders who finance care home purchases and have experience of their requirements. We are also able to advise on partnership agreements, employment law issues and property sales and purchases.

​Clydesdale Bank
(NCA Sponsor)

Graham Harrington, Relationship Manager

​Clydesdale Bank

Clydesdale Bank was established in Glasgow in 1838 and Yorkshire Bank was founded in 1859 in Halifax. Both brands are built on strong foundations, dedicated to serving the people, businesses and communities around us. Our name is a clue to our difference. It signals a sense of place and a pride in being a bank. By supporting our communities, businesses and individuals, we want to help grow a bright and prosperous future.

Our dynamic health & social care team have a wealth of banking experience, are highly skilled in structuring flexible finance packages for customers and share a strong passion for the sector.

Cube Modular (Visitor Pods)

Brandon Weston

Cube Modular (Visitor Pods)

Cube Modular Visitor Pods and Portable Buildings

Cube Modular is a specialist designer and manufacturer of modular portable buildings. Our Covid-secure visitor pods are popular with care homes to allow loved ones to visit residents in a warm and comfortable environment without entering the main building.

We design and supply a full range of temporary buildings to suit your needs, including:

  • visitor pods
  • external reception areas
  • isolation pods
  • staff break rooms
  • office suites
  • triage rooms
  • shower blocks/changing rooms
  • staff accommodation suites

The container buildings’ construction and portability offer full flexibility in arrangement and positioning, with units being able to be combined to create layouts of any scale. Units meet all safety and building regulations, including the use of special PIR panels which provide the highest flame resistance on the panel market.

The unique foldable technology means that these eco-friendly buildings are transported ‘flat packed’, saving on transport costs and reducing carbon footprint.

Rental or purchase options

Our temporary buildings are available to rent and can be bought at the end of the three month minimum rental period if desired. Purchasing is also an attractive option as the buildings can be re-purposed as requirements change and have a high re-sale value.

Discount for NCA Members

Take advantage of our 10% discount offer for NCA members.

Find out more

If you want to find out more about how Cube Modular assists the care home sector please visit our website.

Cura Systems

27 Edgware Court, High Street, Edgware, London, HA8 7NP

Cura Systems

Cura Systems is the leading innovator in Care Home Management Systems. We support care homes of all types and sizes, whether that be a family run, singular care home, a larger care provider, or those providing specialised care to residents with dementia and/or learning difficulties. However complex and demanding your care requirements Cura can support you.

We offer intelligent and modern care planning, medication management, staff planning, notes and time and attendance monitoring software. By using Cura's suite of applications, your care team will have more time to care for your service users and will feel more confident and reassured in performing their care tasks. Together we can go further to safeguard your residents and care workers.

Wouldn’t it be a revelation to remove the use of paper within your care home? Cura uses images, videos and talk to type functionality to create an all-digital, care planning, monitoring and medication management solution. You will have real-time access to a full data trail to prove you are delivering outstanding care to the CQC, management, families and friends.

Cura is tailored for each resident as we believe it is vital that care delivery is about the person. We give you the tools to achieve person-centred care and monitor health trends and individual residents’ outcomes.

We understand you and your team are the experts on health and social care, the resident is the expert on themselves and how they feel and our expertise in building easy to use, modern care IT systems makes a powerful team. Working together, we can deliver continually outstanding care. We pride ourselves on best-in-class support and service so our engagement is not just for the short term. Our dedicated team will support and guide you through your adoption of Cura.

 Why Cura Systems?

·         We focus on simplifying your workflow

·         We offer the most comprehensive solutions for demanding care needs

·         We are incredibly responsive to your requirements

·         Our support is best-in-class

·         Our service is personal to you

·         Our integrity is everything

·         Security of your data is really important to us