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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

apetito
(NCA Sponsor)



apetito

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfFzCUt-gwg















Badgemaster
(Contact)


Newstead Industrial Park, Newstead, Nottingham, NG15 0DQ


Badgemaster

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

Our modern production systems mean we offer the most comprehensive product choice in ready-to-wear, re-usable name badges yet provide the fastest turn-around on all products - even just one badge!

You can either use our user-friendly online tool to design your badge or ask our team to create ideas for you and your lovely care home.

Also, check other products we can supply, including door nameplates, bespoke interior signs, Braille and tactile signs, NVQ badges and enamel badges.

For more information about us and our products, please visit www.badgemaster.co.uk

Boots
(NCA Sponsor)


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


Boots

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 care@boots.co.uk. For eMAR enquiries please email emar@boots.co.uk

Caredemy
(Supplier)


Daniel Brown


Caredemy

Caredemy is delighted to announce that we are now a member of the National Care Association’s Supplier directory, delivering high quality health and social care training online to NCA members across the UK.

As a care skills academy, our partnership with the National Care Association (NCA) demonstrates our ongoing commitment to enhancing training standards for workers in the UK’s care sector.

How can working with Caredemy benefit NCA members?

Our association with the NCA underlines Caredemy’s core value of providing excellent training for the UK care sector. We believe it’s vital to build a strong relationship with our clients and pride ourselves on being adaptable to meet your needs.

We are delighted to offer NCA members access to our excellent range of care skills training courses which are specifically designed for the needs of UK care providers. The range includes care worker training courses and social care courses that are ideal for new entrants to the care sector as well as experienced care providers who need to carry out Continuous Professional Development (CPD).

Caredemy can also provide bespoke care staff training programmes for groups of staff from only £0.47p. This is ideal for when you have a large new intake who all need initial training, or if there is a particular course that you’d like to roll out throughout your staff. It can also help to standardise your employees’ CPD provision. A complimentary learner management system is included to track learn progress, reporting and access to certification.

Each Caredemy course is designed by expert professionals, accredited by the CPD Standards Office and meets the requirements of the relevant care frameworks. Every student receives extensive and clear course materials which contribute to the outstanding pass rates that our students achieve. Our courses are affordably priced, delivered online for maximum convenience and come with an Unlimited Resits guarantee.

So whether you are looking to induct a new recruit to the care sector, refresh current mandatory trainings or offer CPD options to your experienced, Caredemy can help. Get in touch today by emailing help@caredemy.co.uk or call us on 0203 488 7599 to discuss your requirements.

Carestockroom.com
(Supplier)



Carestockroom.com

Over 80% of the businesses that provide care to people in their homes and in residential settings are small and led by women. carestockroom.com is designed for you; the leaders we entrust our care to at the most vulnerable periods of our lives.

We bring all the products and expert advice you need to one place, making it fast and easy to source, compare and order everything from PPE to photocopy paper, medicine pots to thermometers, living aids to hoists… absolutely everything (including the kitchen sink).

We do this by being the only marketplace specialising in the care sector – everyone else is a wholesaler. This means we offer you:

❏ The broadest assortment of products - if your service needs it, we’ve got it

❏ The deepest choice among brands you trust

❏ Full price transparency between different brands and sellers

❏ Product reviews and ratings by fellow care professionals along with expert product advice

❏ Confidence: only businesses that can prove they know and love the care sector get an invitation to sell on our site.

We also have a library of top tips from other care leaders, ranging from a hands-on guide to designing and budgeting a sensory room to the practical things you can do to support the mental health of your team. All in one easy to find place.

Because we know that as leaders you’ve got a lot of things fighting for your time and energy. You’re juggling the delivery of outstanding care with managing and administering the business… not enough hands on deck and not enough hours in the day… and despite it all, bringing hope, respect, reassurance and human warmth to the people in your care.

We can’t do what you do. Those everyday miracles, so often unseen but that make the world of difference. But we can give you back time. So that the important stuff – caring for customers, leading and developing your teams, spending time with family, staying healthy – gets more of the 1440 minutes in your day.

Not all things are best done fast and easy …. But doing the ordering? Well, that most definitely should be.

Visit our online store www.carestockroom.com. Call us on 033 333 55306 or email

chat@carestockroom.com

​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.

Cura Systems
(Supplier)


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

John Rowley


Cura Systems

Cura transforms caregiving. We support care homes of all types and sizes, whether that be a small family run care home, a larger care provider, end-of-life care, or a specialised care provider to residents with more challenging care requirements such as children with wide-ranging care needs and complexity, dementia and learning difficulties. However complex and demanding your care requirements Cura is here to support you.

Cura means care, and we are committed to supporting owners and managers to deliver outstanding care. We work closely with care-home owners and managers to deliver a full digital system at a low cost. We think Cura does this so much better than any other care home software.


10 Reasons to have Cura in your care home

1. Complex care planning, monitoring and auditing

2. Daily Reports with link to Handovers

4. Flexible, configurable solution

5. Body maps, Food chart and Fluid balance

6. Medication Administration with eMAR

7. Form Builder for user definable forms

8. Staff planner

9. Billing with invoice ageing analysis

10. Painless implementation & proactive support

Contact Information

John Rowley, Senior Sales Manager

Phone: 020 3621 9111

Email: info@cura.systems

Website: www.cura.systems

Twitter: @CuraSys

LinkedIn: company/curasystems

Youtube: cura/systems

DDC Dolphin Ltd
(Supplier)


Zoe Allen


DDC Dolphin Ltd

DDC Dolphin are specialists in sluice room solutions, with nearly 30 years of experience we are the only UK manufacturer able to offer the full range of sluice room products.

We understand that a reliable and well planned sluice room is key to ensuring excellent hygiene and infection control standards are met. Our extensive range of washer disinfectors, macerators and sluice room furniture encompass a wide range of individual features to help reduce the risk of cross contamination and include as standard hands free technology and anti-microbial coatings which inhibit the growth of bacterial spores, helping to ensure that your sluice room's surfaces remain safe preventing the spread of infection. Many years of experience allows us to give comprehensive and meaningful advice and support for new or existing facilities, tailoring solutions to your requirements and enabling you to meet modern infection control standards as efficiently as possible.

ERG Pest Management
(Supplier)


Malcolm Pyle


ERG Pest Management

We are an established family run business based in East Yorkshire providing high quality services throughout the UK.

As a family business we understand the need to work within a budget that suits your business. We pride ourselves on being able to provide services offered by larger companies but with the benefit of dealing with a family business where every client/person is important and personal to us.

Why do I need pest control?

Pests have the potential to:

  • Contaminate homes and workplaces, spreading disease.
  • Damage products and foodstuffs, rendering them worthless.
  • Damage property, causing potential fires and floods.
  • Ruin reputations, leading to loss of business and reputation.

When considering pest control, it isn’t just about focusing on the problem and the cure, it’s also about preventive measures and proactive monitoring. This is to ensure your business/building reduces the risk of pest issues in the first place.

ERG provide annual contracts, one off riddance treatments, falconry services and all types of proofing works to meet all your possible requirements.

We provide our services into a variety of establishments including restaurants, factories, airports, student accommodation and farms. Our extensive list of pest treatment includes (but is not limited to) rats, mice, wasps, ants, cockroaches, bed bugs, fleas, flying insects, pigeons and gulls.

ERG can also supply and install many types of exclusion works including bristle strip to door bases, weep hole protectors, air vent protectors, wire wool/mortar and all forms of bird proofing. We can also supply and install a variety of fly control units for all situations and possible locations.

All annual contracts are bespoke to suit your business/building requirements.

We are proud to measure our success by our customers positive feedback.