Essex Independent Care Association (EICA) 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 EICA 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 Independent 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 EssexEICA supports My Home Life Essex for celebrating good quality of care for older residents in Essex care homes.

Other Links

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News

  • ECA Members Offer - HCQC Workshop 29th June

    Continuing their enhanced and developing regulatory role the CQC are introducing 5 new Objectives, which Inspectors will use as part of wider and deeper assessments of Care Homes and other facilities. Many business owners and senior managers are unaware of these changes (some of which start this year) so the HCQC has designed a one-day workshop for ECA members to explain what they are, how they will impact your business and what action you must take.

     

    ECA Members are being offered a 55% discount if places are booked by 2nd June.

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  • Book your place on ECA Breakfast Conference - 4th July 2017 - SAVING SOCIAL CARE

    The ECA Chair and Committee would like to invite you to our forthcoming Breakfast Conference:-

    Tuesday 4th July 2017 8.00am to 12.00pm

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

    Please book early to avoid disappointment

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  • ECA Registered Managers Networking Meetings 2017/18 in association with ACCTV a Commercial Partner of ECA

    Essex Care Association along with one of their Commercial Partners ACCTV are offering three Registered Managers Network Meetings FREE to ECA Members as part of our Member offer for 2017/18.

    (A charge of £25 per session per delegate for non ECA Members)

     

    Amanda Cowan, Project Manager of ECA will be facilitating the sessions.

     

     

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