Names change as managers organise

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

In the latest attempt to corral care managers into a professional association, Care Managers UK (CMUK) has obtained government approval to rename itself as the Care Managers Council (CMC). CMUK was formed in March, 2004, following a split with the National Care Managers Association (NCMA). This organisation, itself hardly more than a babe-in-arms, having been launched in June, 2002, has also reinvented itself as the National Care Managers Forum (NCMF). CMC chief executive Matt Whittingham said his organisation had been working to achieve government recognition for “quite some time”. “The granting of this title recognises our organisation as a leading voice for care managers in the UK,” said Mr Whittingham. “Many care managers feel isolated in their role ­ the CMC will represent their interests wherever they are in the UK.” CMC is urging all care managers to rally beneath its new banner, and is asking care managers to contact them as part of its “Your Voice” programme, gathering views, concerns, ideas and exp

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