Essex Care Association (ECA) is an independent voluntary ‘not for profit’ organisation with the following aims and objectives:

  • To represent the interests of social care providers from Essex, Southend and Thurrock locally, regionally and where possible, nationally
  • To alert members to issues which affect social care organisation relating to legislation regulation and development of best practice
  • To offer members a range of services to meet their needs and a mutual support network
  • To keep members abreast of new developments within the sector, whilst signposting them to sources of information which may be helpful to them
  • To provide funding information, advice and guidance on training and development

What does ECA do?

  • The Association is run by a small management committee, all of whom are owners, managers, or trustees of a care organisation in Essex, Southend or Thurrock. The management committee meets on a quarterly basis to review and plan activities to benefit members.

Contact Us

Essex Care Association

251-255 Church Road

Benfleet

Essex SS7 4QP

Tel: 01268 565551

Email:

Office Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday 9.30am to 2.30pm (excluding Bank Holidays).

We Support....

My Home Life EssexECA supports My Home Life Essex for celebrating good quality of care for older residents in Essex care homes.

Other Links

Department of HealthDepartment of Health

Skills for CareSkills for Care

News

  • ECA first Breakfast Conference of 2019 - Tuesday 26th February

    The ECA Chair and Committee would like to invite you to our first Breakfast Conference of 2019, bringing you up to date with what’s happening in Social Care

    Tuesday 26th February 2019

    8.00am to 12.00pm

    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, London Road, Colchester, Essex, CO6 1DU

    Don’t miss out on the opportunity to keep up to date with developments in the sector as well as the opportunity to network with your colleagues across the Health and Social Care sector.

    Speakers will include:-

    • Fiona Davis – Director of Safeguarding and Quality Assurance at ECC speaking on ‘Ensuring Quality’
    • Anne Williams – from Power Direct presenting on ‘Saving Energy, Saving Money’
    • Simon Harniess, ECA Director of Development – giving an update on the ECA Strategic plan and the new ECA Skills Academy
    • Directors from Essex County Council - ECC Question & Answer Session

     

     

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  • Registered Managers Network Meeting

    Please see link below about the Registered Managers Network meeting that was held on 21st November for your information

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  • The Homecare Deficit 2018

    A report by UKHCA on the funding of older people’s homecare across the United Kingdom

    Third edition | Version 1 | October 2018

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