UKHCA

United Kingdom Homecare Association
Raising the standard for homecare for over 25 years

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United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) is the national professional and representative association for organisations who provide care to people in their own homes.

 

UKHCA is a member led organisation and acts on their behalf to:

 
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Raise the profile and importance of homecare in the media
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Represent homecare providers interests to Government, regulators, the public, other sector groups and in the media

 

 

Benefit from UKHCA membership

As a UKHCA member we will:

 
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Keep you informed and up to date
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Provide you with support and guidance
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Save you money on training
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Help you highlight your commitment to service quality
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Promote your organisation
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Invite you to dedicated domiciliary care workshops and conferences
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Assist you with recruiting new staff
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Give you access to training guides, handbooks and policy templates and procedure documents
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Provide you with access to domiciliary care themed events at Members rates
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Represented your views at events and meetings with national and Regional Government

 

 

UKHCA member benefits

 
Benefit   UKHCA Members Non-Members
Stay informed

Receive weekly UKHCA Amail Alerts, detailing the latest policy and sector news affecting homecare providers.

Homecarer magazine - bi-monthly newsletter on the latest developments in the homecare sector, with in-depth articles on what matters to care providers.

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Support and guidance

UKHCA helplines provide advice and guidance on issues surrounding policy and regulation, best practice, legal issues and HR assistance.

The members' area of the UKHCA website provides free downloadable tools, fact sheets and resources on topics such as National Minimum Wage compliance, tendering and medication.

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Advertise and promote your organisation

Listing on the 'Find a Homecare Agency' page of the UKHCA website which receives over 4,000 page views a month.

Provider adverts available to be listed in Yellow Pages and Hibu under the UKHCA Banner (adverts to be paid by provider)

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Assisting with your recruitment process

With reduced rates for members, you can utilise UKHCA's in-house Disclosure Service for your fast track DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks.

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Discounted rates
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Full price

Specialist domiciliary care events

Dedicated domiciliary care workshops, conferences and events including access to members' only training. Discounted rates are available to members on all UKHCA events.

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Heavily discounted rates
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Where permitted
Cost-effective sector specific publications and resources

Significantly reduced rates for publications such as the Homecare Workers' Handbook and Train the Trainer packs.

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Discounted rates
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Full Price
Highlight your commitment to quality

Promote your commitment to the UKHCA Code of Practice by placing the UKHCA logo on your stationery and website.

Being part of the UKHCA Commissioning Campaign

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Save on essential products and services

UKHCA members receive discounts on third party products and services, for example insurance and products for service users.

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Understand the true cost of delivering care

Use of UKHCA Costing Model - available on the UKHCA website

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Third Party Offers

UKHCA Members also have access to reduced rates and enhanced services and features with our preferred suppliers

 

Service Third Party Supplier
Insurance

Towergate Insurance

UKHCA Members will receive a discount on insurance products from Towergate.

 

To speak to someone about membership, please contact our membership team on 020 8661 8181 or send us an email.   Alternatively, you can find out about UKHCA membership costs or join UKHCA

The UKHCA membership benefits matrix is also available in PDF format