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





Comments are closed.


Latest blog posts

It’s a hard, hard world

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

A recent survey has found that 63% of the general public believe the NHS provides social care and 42% think...

Sign-up and pay, or perhaps pay more

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

There are powerful arguments why carers working at night in small specialist care facilities should be paid their full hourly...

The parallel universes of social care

By guest blogger JOHN BURTON

The Care Quality Commission’s adult social care ‘productivity’ dipped in August and for the umpteenth time the 90% target of...