NCF produces blueprint for the future of care


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

With a membership now exceeding 40 per cent of the not-for profit care sector in the first two years of its existence, the National Care Forum (NCF) has launched a policy document, “Building Better Services”. NCF director Des Kelly said the document was the NCF’s blueprint for the future of care services which are emerging against a background of dynamic change in the sector, brought about by factors such as demographic changes; legislation and policy developments; new regulatory bodies and regimes; and the continued pressures on public sector funding. “This rate of change is likely to continue as we face and adapt to future challenges and ever increasing customer expectations,” said Mr Kelly. “However, our 39 member organisations, who manage almost 800 care homes and a growing range of services, have a wealth of experience between them, which makes the NCF well-placed to play an increasing role in presenting constructive solutions to shape and modernise future care services in ways that enhance the quality o





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