The National Homecare Council:
What does it do?
The National Homecare Council is a body that brings together British public and independent sector organisations that commission or directly provide support for people living at home.
The NHC provides wide-ranging support to its members.
Who can be a member?
Membership is open to any statutory or independent organisation that commissions or directly provides support for people living at home.
One or more people can be designated as contact for their organisation’s membership.
What do members receive for their membership fee?
- access to a United Kingdom-wide network concerned with services supporting people at home
- access to any benefits for each staff member within the organisation
- access to the National Homecare Council website
- A quarterly Newsletter
- access to an emailed information and request service, through which they can receive information and advice from other members on issues current to themselves
- concessionary rates to NHC conferences and events
- local and regional meetings close to their own geographical location
- membership through the NHC of the European Social Network which encompasses membership from many European countries
- other benefits from time to time – in 2009 and 2010, for example, 2 bursaries were made available to members to defray the cost of field trips to Vienna and Antwerp to observe services in Austria and Belgium