The Homecare Association produces authoritative, evidence-based publications that increase people’s understanding of the homecare sector.
Our flagship publications are free, and available to providers, policymakers, commissioners, academics, and everyone with an interest in homecare.
Our flagship publications include:
The Market Overview 2021 provides a detailed, retrospective summary of the domiciliary care market in the UK.
The Homecare Association has published its calculation for the Minimum Price for Homecare of £25.95 per hour in England, effective from April 2023, when the National Living Wage increases to £10.42 per hour.
To help homecare providers to ensure they are meeting the National Minimum Wage requirements within their workforce, Homecare Association's recommended solicitors Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP have prepared a National Minimum Wage Toolkit.
This costing model is designed to assist any provider in the calculation of a fair price for social care services. The model is designed to provide an indication of the rate to be charged and is not indicative of a definitive value. This model is to be used for a guide price only. Click here to access the costing model.
Reports created and published by the Homecare Association are published below.
Please be aware that some are branded under our former name, UKHCA, as newer versions have not yet been published.