NCF is the membership organisation for not-for-profit organisations in the care and support sector. NCF members collectively deliver more than £2 billion of social care support to over 170,000 people in 9,200 care and support settings. Employing more than 95,500 colleagues and 13,500 volunteers.

"At a time of significant change and challenge in our sector, if there ever was a time to become a member of the National Care Forum, it is now."

Avante Care and Support

Partners in Care - Resources to support meaningful visits

We have created a resource suite with our members which provides a pledge, charter and useful resources to facilitate visiting.

Moment in Time

The ‘Moment in Time’ project idea evolved from work with people and organisations impacted by multiple losses during the pandemic, particularly within Health and Social Care. NAPA, NCF and Beacon Consultancy have come together to create this unique project.

NCF Reform Ambitions

Read our Policy Ambitions for what we think the starting point needs to be to enable social care to make a transformational difference to the lives of millions.

Social Care Reward Benchmarking Survey 2021-22

Bookings now open for the Social Care Reward: Pay, Terms & Conditions 2021-22 benchmarking study. Our annual study allows social care organisations to benchmark their pay and benefits packages

Resources to help digital enabling

NCF has develop a series of simple practical resources (15 crib sheets) to help providers, big and small, make the best use of digital technology for their residents and staff in a COVID-19 World

The Hubble Project: Digital Innovation Hubs

NCF has launched a range of resources offering care providers the chance to learn how others have introduced, used and evaluated a range of digital technology to improve care.

Our Annual Partners

The NCF partner programme enables companies that provide products and services to the sector, to connect and support NCF members.