Not-for-profit providers see opportunities

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

Tremendous opportunities for not-for-profit providers are contained in the White Paper on health and social care, according to the National Care Forum (NCF). NCF director Des Kelly said the contribution of the not-for-profit sector in leading the way on quality and innovation had been given clear endorsement and support in the White Paper. “Not-for-profit care providers have good reason to welcome the publication of the government1s ambitious White Paper on reforms to community health and social care services,” said Mr Kelly. “The NCF was established with the primary aim of promoting quality outcomes for people receiving care and we have identified commissioning as a key way to improve quality and effectiveness, in addition to responsiveness and innovation in the delivery of services. We appreciate the prominence given to strategic commissioning and local partnerships as we see a significant role for not-for-profit providers to build on existing partnerships and developments. The establishment of a Social E

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