About Us

Care England, a registered charity, is the leading representative body for independent care services in England and speaks with a single unified voice for both members and the whole care sector. Working on behalf of small, medium and large providers, Care England is committed to supporting a united, quality conscious, independent sector and creating an environment in which care providers can continue to deliver and develop the high quality care that communities require and deserve.
Our membership includes organisations of varying types and sizes, amongst them

  • Small care providers
  • Local groups
  • National care providers, including all the major national groups

Between them they run and manage a growing base of around 3,000 care services for people with long term conditions, including:

  • Older people, including those with dementia
  • People with mental ill health, including learning disabilities
  • Other specialisms, e.g acquired brain injuries, palliative care

The services they offer include:

  • Care homes
  • Nursing homes
  • Domiciliary & Support Services
  • Supported housing
  • Retirement villages

Regional variations are reflected in the composition of the Care England Board