NCF signs-up fiftieth member

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

The Field Lane Foundation has become the 50th member of the National Care Forum (NCF) the national representative body for not-for-profit care providers. Field Lane chief executive Jeremy Lamb said the foundation was pleased pleased to be joining NCF as its 50th member at a time when the not-for-profit care sector has all to play for. “People want the good value and quality service of not-for-profits and Field Lane’s care homes and support services are keen to be part of the continuous improvement that NCF stands for,” said Mr Lamb. “Joining NCF is part of our celebrations for 165 years of service”. NCF executive director Des Kelly said Field Lane was an excellent example of the depth of experience, clear value base and diversity of service to be found in the not-for-profit sector. “NCF currently provides care and support to a total of 40,367 people in 1004 care homes and other services,” said Mr Kelly. “Our members employ 45,562 people and in addition are supported by 16,679 volunteers. They

Comments are closed.

Latest blog posts

Time for a ten dollar answer

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Ernest Hemingway was known for his minimalist style and he used to pooh-pooh what he called “ten-dollar” words. Not to...

Lacking capacity

By guest blogger JEF SMITH

A friend of mine diagnosed with cancer – now, happily, treated – was asked how he could possibly have missed the...

Care homes – understated examples of tasteful design

By Caring Times editor GEOFF HODGSON

Dozens of recently-built care homes are material proof that it is perfectly possible to design aesthetically pleasing buildings and put...