We are recruiting! Policy, Research and Projects Officers – Social Care

We are looking for two Policy, Research and Projects Officers to support the work of the National Care Forum, the leading voice for not for profit care providers. NCF supports its members to improve social care…


Briefing from APPG for Assistive Technology on Smart Homes and the Future of Social Care

Last month, Claire Sutton, NCF Digital Transformation Lead, attended the APPG for Assistive Technology on Smart Homes and the Future of Social Care meet. The outcomes briefing, which captures the key findings from the discussion can be downloaded…


Simplify mattress provision using Accora’s Traffic Light System.

Accora’s Allevia mattress range simplifies mattress provision using a traffic light colour coding system. This range provides: • Simple pressure management with RAG (Red-Amber-Green) colour coding system • Superior levels of user comfort • Peace of…


Kings Fund conference – 19 September 2019

Kings Fund conference – 19 September 2019 Enhanced health and wellbeing in care homes: doing things differently Described as ‘islands of the old’, independent care homes often find themselves isolated from the communities they serve, while caring…


An Innovation in Water Safety

An Innovation in Water Safety Nant Ltd, a long-standing water safety and Legionella control company and proud Industry Partner of the National Care Forum, has brought a new wave of technology to the field and is set to revolutionise the water…


Coverage Care choose DeChoker to tackle increasingly complex care needs

Coverage Care choose DeChoker to tackle increasingly complex care needs Coverage Care Services, the not-for- profit adult care provider has become the latest NCF Member to deploy DeChoker devices across all their homes to meet the increasingly…


Log my Care launches new Photos and Zones features

Log my Care launches new Photos and Zones features Log my Care prides themselves on listening to their community when it comes to releasing new features and updates to their award-winning free care management system. They firmly stand by their…


The Challenge hosted by Care Innovation Hub hailed a success by industry leaders and entrepreneurs

The Challenge hosted by Care Innovation Hub hailed a success by industry leaders and entrepreneurs   On 5th – 7th July, Care Innovation Hub hosted the Challenge, a weekend hackathon for the social care sector in Barclays Eagle Labs.…


EU settlement scheme

EU Settlement Scheme The EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) launched on 30 March 2019. This new scheme will enable EU, EEA or Swiss citizens and their family members to continue living and working in the UK after it leaves the EU. The scheme allows those…


Competition highlights importance of reminiscence therapy for people living with dementia

Care homes from across the UK are being invited to take part in the #GladtoCare competition designed to capture residents’ favourite memories and is being run by Person Centred Software with support from InteractiveMe and Sporting Memories. In June…