Medication safety resources

Free resources for supporting the safe use of medications in care facilities: Click on the tabs on the left below to access the free resources.Poster MyMedicinesMyChoices This charter helps you understand your rights about the medicines you take and says what help you should get from your doctor, pharmacist and care staff.My Medicine My Record […]

NCF members: creative homes survey

The National Care Forum, worked with the National Association of Activity Providers for Older People (NAPA) and The Baring Foundation to publish: Creative Homes: how the arts can contribute to quality of life in residential care This good practice guide includes case studies as well as resource information on arts organisations committed to working with […]

LGBT resources and reports

Foundations for the future: Dementia care for LGBT communities (March 2017) This publication is the final report in a series of papers produced as part of a three-year project developed to explore how care professionals can provide more appropriate support to LGBT communities. Our work is part of a wider strategic partnership involving the National […]

Squashed Frog Series

We commissioned four reports to make up our Squashed Frog series: Survive or Thrive: securing financial sustainability in social care – the provider perspective The paper has been prepared for NCF by David Walden CBE and summarises a recent roundtable discussion. It launches a programme of activity in which the issue of sustainability in social […]

NCF Partner project: Medication safety

Safety of Medicines Care HomeA comprehensive resource pack has been developed to enable care service providers to improve medicines management, help residents to understand their rights, and to develop safer working practices so that medicines are administered more safely and drug errors are reduced. Improving medication management in care homes is a system-wide issue, which […]

Christmas cheer is spreading amongst NCF members!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas across the NCF membership! We have seen a whole host of member organisations, celebrating all things festive in their homes. Check out the video below or follow along on twitter