Wing: we are working to improve relationships with home owners

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

At the first conference held by the National Care Managers Association (NCMA) National Care Standards Commission head of adult services Heather Wing said the Commission wanted to consult closely with the independent and not-for-profit sectors. Ms Wing invited the NCMA to be represented on the Commission¹s national reference group, which meets on an six-weekly basis to bring providers¹ concerns to the attention of the NCSC. “Relationships are not what they should be, but we are working on these,” Ms Wing said. “Things are still changing and evolving. We are listening and we do want to work in partnership ­ we need to identify the problems and work together to solve them.” In the first six months of its operation the NCMA has been steadily working to establish itself as a nationally recognised professional body representing registered care managers across the UK. Its first conference was attended by more than 100 managers (about a third of the current membership). With 25,000 care managers running care homes

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