About Surrey Care Association

Surrey Care Association Ltd is a not for profit company which works to support social care providers in the county of Surrey. Set up in September 2005 with the key aims of workforce, market and business development the association works in partnership with the private, voluntary, charitable and statutory sectors.

It has a robust governance structure with an annually elected Board of Directors representing all parts of the social care sector. SCA Ltd works in partnership with Surrey County Council and some of its key activities are to understand the future commissioning requirements of the County Council, keeping up to date with the needs of people who use services and their carers and supporting social care providers to respond to the changing needs of their customers and people who purchase services.

In the ever changing world of Social Care SCA Ltd has a key role in supporting providers with information about the changes in regulation and also in supporting the continuing improvement of a quality trained workforce. To this end the Association works closely with Skills for Care the Adult Sector Skills Council and supports employers with funding to train their workforce and in doing so help improve the quality of the care people receive in a wide range of settings.Links with the Coalition for Disabled People, Action for Carers and also the Surrey Independent Living Council mean we are well placed to keep abreast with the emerging needs of people who use services and their carers.

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22May, 2020
Tuesday 19th May 2020 on BBC surrey – Surrey Care Association Vice Chair and Birtley House Chairman, Simon Whalley speaking to BBC Surrey Breakfast host James Cannon on COVID-19 and Testing.

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28Apr, 2020
Campaigners today warned that unless the Government steps up funding for local authorities many social care providers could go to the wall as they battle to look after older and vulnerable people during coronavirus.

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28Apr, 2020
The Care Association Alliance, a professional body that represents 38 regional Care Associations who between them represent thousands of care services across the UK, have today issued this statement in response to MPs, notably Shadow Heath Secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP, calling for care residents to be moved from their homes into hospital environments.

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