Larpent appointed as NCF vice-chairman

Posted on December 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

With the election of its new vice chairman, Andrew Larpent, the National Care Forum (NCF) has reiterated its commitment to continuous improvement within the not-for-profit care sector. Andrew Larpent OBE, BSc, is chief executive of the Somerset Care group. Following a 25 year career in the Army, which included command of an infantry battalion in Germany and throughout the 1991 Gulf War. His first civilian job was as a general manager and director of the REHAU Group. From 1997 to 2001 he was chief executive of a national children’s charity, Cancer and Leukaemia in Childhood (CLIC). He joined Somerset Care in 2001. Speaking after his appointment as NCF vice-chairman, Mr Larpent said the NCF was dedicated to continuously improving quality care services and to giving care staff opportunities to train and develop their careers. “I hope that I can apply my experience to further these aims for all members,” he said. Welcoming Mr Larpent to his post, NCF director Des Kelly said the care sector had entered an exciting

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