For homecare providers

You provide professional care to the people you support and their families, we’re here to support you.

Our membership benefits for homecare providers include the following.
 
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Advocacy and representation. We work with government, councils, the NHS, regulators, media outlets, and the public to represent members' interests. Through us, members gain access to key decision-makers to influence policy and direction and help to raise the profile of homecare.

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Up-to-date information and guidance. We keep members informed about homecare news, market trends, legislative updates, and recommended practices.

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Expert Helplines. We operate a free helpline for members. This includes advice and guidance on homecare operations, regulatory compliance, legal and employment matters. We work in partnership with specialist firms who provide detailed legal and HR advice if required.

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DBS checks. The Homecare Association is a registered body with the national Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We offer quick, reliable DBS checks at a competitive price.

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Online resource library. Members can offer a wealth of free information and guidance on our website.

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Shop. We offer discounted prices for members on products in our online shop.

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Publications. We publish reports, articles, blogs, and a magazine for members. We use these to share research, campaigns, thought leadership, innovations, and practical tips.

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Tailored training. Homecare experts deliver tailored training workshops and webinars, with substantial discounts for members. These help to upskill your workforce and improve the quality of service.

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Events. We deliver in-person and online events, with generous discounts for members. Our events connect experts in related fields, promote knowledge sharing, and provide networking opportunities.

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Community engagement. Our community helps members make valuable connections, offering opportunities for peer support and collaboration.

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Enhanced visibility. Members use our Find Care portal to promote their businesses and attract new clients.

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Brand affiliation. Members can display our logo on their digital and printed communications to signal their commitment to excellence.

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Cost-saving partnerships. Members can access discounted services and products through our network of third-party suppliers. These include legal, insurance and accountancy services; PPE; consumables; e-learning resources; and care-technology solutions.

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Affiliate networking. Members can connect with our partners who offer products, services, and consultancy for homecare providers.

 

Fees Fees

Homecare Provider Membership - please note prices are inclusive of VAT

First branch £960
Second to twentieth (inclusive) £540 each  
Twenty first and subsequent branches £360  each  

 

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.

Calculate your membership fees

Monthly payment facility

We use Premium Credit Limited (Ermyn House, Ermyn Way, Leatherhead KT22 8UX) to provide finance and therefore act as the credit broker.

Your personal information and the bank details you provide to us will be passed to them and they will contact you via email, text or in writing and send PDF or word documents. Credit is subject to status and they may use a credit reference agency that leaves a record of the search or other information about you to carry out credit and anti-money laundering check. This record will be visible to third parties.

Transaction fee is 8.76% (representative of 17.8% APR variable), written quotations available on request.

Please note all Premium Credit applications are subject to a £5 facility fee. Conditions apply.

Please contact 020 8661 8181/2 for more details.

Who this membership is for Who this membership is for

Homecare provider membership is open to home care agencies in the independent, voluntary and statutory sectors, who offer or arrange:

  • homecare and home nursing

  • home nursing

  • housing support

  • respite homecare

  • live-in care

  • dementia care

  • personal care

  • learning disability care

Organisations seeking membership will be required to have at least started the registration process with their appropriate regulator:

Those organisations that have completed the regulatory registration will join as a Full Homecare provider member.

Those organisations that have started but not yet completed the regulatory registration will join as an Interim Homecare provider member.

Interim membership

Providers under the interim membership will receive all of the benefits and services available to Full Homecare providers other than:

  • being listed under the 'Find Care' pages of our website;
  • being able to promote themselves as full members (eg: use of the Homecare Association logo).‚Äč

Providers that have the interim status will move to 'Full' member once they have completed their regulatory registration process.

Please note: We are not currently accepting new applications for membership from organisations that are not providing a regulatory service and therefore are not required to register with the regulator.
 

Homecare Association Code of Practice

All homecare members sign a declaration to state that their Organisation agrees to abide by the Homecare Association Code of Practice.

Membership bands Membership bands

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

 

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.