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The Benefits of Membership

Membership of the Registered Nursing Home Association includes a wide range of benefits for the Nursing Home Owner. Often, members forget what is available as part of their membership package.

This article sets out the various benefits available to them. Membership benefits can be grouped into four distinct headings as follows:

Lobbying and Respresentation at National Level including engagement with:

  • Government Ministers and Opposition parties,
  • Civil Servants in Various Government Departments
  • The Care Quality Commission
  • National Patient representative organizations such as Age UK, Alzheimer’s Association, Patients and Relatives Association, etc.
  • National Professinal Organizations such as the Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Physicians, British Geriatrics Society, etc.
  • Representation on National Advisory Bodies and Steering Groups such as the Care Providers Alliance, Health and Safety Executive, etc.

Professional and Business Advice

  • Legal advice on all aspects of care home care and management from a panel of four specialist Solicitors in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland
  • Dedicated Employment Law advice from specialist Solicitors including free advice line
  • Access to Head Office Umbrella body for Online and paper-based Disclosure and Barring applications with discounted rates for members
  • Health and Safety, Business Management, and Staffing Level advice from Head Office Staff
  • Financial Management advice from leading accountants through partnership agreements

Support, Representation, and Assistance at Local Level:

  • Branch Structure in some areas giving local support and advice and a linking facility to head office
  • Dialogue with Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Social Service Departments
  • Support at local meetings from head office staff including representation at meetings with the Care Quality Commission over inspection matters or with local authorities over funding matters
  • Local Conference and Roadshow events with doscounted rates

Financial Benefits of Membership

  • Blue Cross Nursing Home Insurance Scheme offering bespoke cover at discounted prices.
  • Discounted prices for our suite of business support manuals including Quality Assurance System – Towards Excellence in Care, Business Continuity, Infection Control, Risk Assessment, and Complaint Investigation
  • Blue Cross Purchasing Partnership; food, milk, uniforms, and a variety of other products at heavily discounted prices.
  • Civil Servants in Various Government Departments
  • The Care Quality Commission
  • National Patient representative organizations such as Age UK, Alzheimer’s Association, Patients and Relatives Association, etc.
  • National Professinal Organizations such as the Royal College of Nursing, Royal College of Physicians, British Geriatrics Society, etc.
  • Representation on National Advisory Bodies and Steering Groups such as the Care Providers Alliance, Health and Safety Executive, etc.