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In the 20+ years I have been in social care I have never experienced such a committed group of people working on providers behalf as all of you. These meetings, the regular updates and the insight is incredibly useful for all of us in Anchor Hanover.

Rob Martin, Managing Director – Care Services, Anchor Hanover

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Member Benefits from NCF

The NCF is dedicated to representing its members and voicing concerns to the decision makers, keeping members up-to-date with news and developments in the care sector and providing opportunities to meet and share ideas and best practice.

We ensure the voice and experiences of not-for-profit providers are heard

Unite and campaign: The NCF represents members’ views at national level


Keep up to date: We manage the plethora of information for you


Keeping you connected: It is this connectedness that has proven to be invaluable to our members particularly during the recent COVID -19 pandemic

The membership year runs from 1 April to 31 March, with applications received part way through the year calculated on a pro-rata basis.

For organisations with a turnover under £2.5m, our annual fee is the minimum payment of £500, and to give you an estimate £3m = £600, £4m = £800 etc.

If you would like an exact figure send your exact turnover from registered care and support services to

We define affiliate members as offering services associated with care and support, but do not themselves have registered services.

Affiliate members are entitled to all the benefits of full membership, including our Weekly Newsletter and essential briefings as well as invitations to our supportive Forums, General Members Meetings and conferences.

The only exception is that affiliate members are not eligible to vote at the Annual General Meeting.Join us nowAgenda Consulting Social Care Reward: Pay, Terms & Conditions 2021-22 benchmarking study includes the Pay, Terms and Conditions 21-22 Report and NCF Personnel report – free to NCF Members at saving of at least £700.NCF members qualify for a 20% discount with the training partner – Altura Learning, a Skills for Care Centre of Excellence, CPD accredited online training provider. Altura Learning work with a number of NCF members to engage, inform and inspire their staff to deliver outstanding care via a multi award winning digital learning platform.

Anthony Collins Solicitors offer NCF members a reduced rate on legal fees, a fixed price package for housing with care and care home property development projects. Sign up to receive their e-briefing.

Free subscription to Care Management Matters magazine

Cohesion Care Character– use the tool to hire your next two hires for free.Institute of of Health and Social Care Management (IHSCM)

(IHSCM membership is on a rolling basis per person. Full membership – £156 per annum or £13 per month)HC-UK Social Care CPD Conferences – NCF members receive 20% discount with code hcuk20ncf


My Life TV is the first video-on-demand TV channel for people living with dementia.

My Life TV is offering their subscription service free to NCF members. Sign up now!Oomph On Demand provides a whole World of wellbeing resources and support, whenever you need it. Engaging activity ideas, exercise inspiration and training tools all in one easy to navigate platform. Perfect for both activities teams and carers with completely flexible and constantly updated content.

Oomph On Demand is being offered at a discounted rate of £80 per month per home, for all NCF members. Find out more here


“NCF cuts through the noise and is my go to place for information and guidance”

The Orders St John Care Trust