United Kingdom Homecare Association
The professional association for homecare providers

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Types of Membership and fees

UKHCA has two types of membership: Care Provider Membership (Full Membership) and Commercial Membership.   Details of these are shown below.

Care Provider Membership (Full Membership)

Full membership is open to home care agencies in the independent, voluntary and statutory sectors, who offer or arrange home care or similar services such as home nursing, housing support or domestic care on its own behalf and which may operate through one or more branches. For this purpose a ‘branch’ is defined as an operating base which receives requests for services; organises services; sells and promotes services or recruits home care workers.

All Full members sign a declaration to state that they and their branches agree to abide by the UKHCA Code of Practice and are entitled to receive the full range of membership benefits that are available.

Care Provider Membership (Full Membership)

First branch £779
Second to twenty first branch £423 each
Twenty second and subsequent branches £277 each


Membership bands

One to three branches Band 1
Four to twenty branches Band 2
Twenty one or more branches Band 3


Calculate your fees



* Monthly Payment Facility; subject to a completed agreement form, is provided by Premium Credit Ltd, Premium Credit House, 6 East Street, Epsom, KT17 1HB . Transaction fee is 7.75% (representative of 14.4% APR variable), written quotations available on request. Conditions apply. Please contact 020 8661 8181/2 for more details.


Organisations seeking membership will be asked to provide additional information in support of their application, including a copy of their certificate of registration with their statutory regulator, where appropriate.

Those providers that have not yet completed their registration with the appropriate regulator please contact Sarah King Tel: 020 8661 8188 select option 2 or email: for more details on joining UKHCA as an Interim member.

Providers that do not have to register with the statutory regulator will be asked to provide additional information as outlined on the application form.

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Commercial Membership

Commercial membership is for those that have an interest in home or community care and those that provide commercial/trade services to the sector.

Commercial members can expect an exclusive package of benefits that will include:

  • Automatic insert to the consultants and suppliers directory on the UKHCA website.
  • Access to members area of the UKHCA website
  • Regular email alerts providing you with up to date sector developments
  • Receipt of our bi-monthly magazine: Homecarer
  • Discounted rates for advertising with UKHCA
  • Exclusive sponsorship opportunities with UKHCA
  • The right to incorporate the UKHCA corporate member logo into your promotional material

Commercial membership is based on an annual subscription.

UKHCA commercial membership costs as little as £600 exclusive of VAT, depending on your companies turnover:

Turnover £Rate (Ex VAT)
Up to £500k£600
£500k- £5 million£1,200
£5 million- £25 million£1,800
£25 million +£3,000

For more details please contact: Sarah King Tel: 020 8661 8188 select option 2 or email:

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For further information on any of the types of membership please contact UKHCA Membership: Tel 020 8661 8188 select option 2