Head of Policy and Communication
United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd
Colin Angel joined the United Kingdom Homecare Association Ltd (UKHCA) in October 2004 as Head of Policy and Communication. He was originally a Registered Nurse and an NHS manager before moving into health and social care recruitment and staffing services. His experience includes international recruitment, local authority contracting and the regulation of nurses' and domiciliary care agencies in all four UK administrations.
UKHCA is a not-for-profit professional association committed to promoting high quality, sustainable care services to help people live at home and in their local community. Colin's role is to represent the views of independent and voluntary sector homecare providers with policy makers and to provide the Association's member organisations with up-to-date information about developments in social care policy and practice.
Colin leads a team who produce guidance, resources and analysis for homecare providers. He is a member of the Care Quality Commission's Provider Advisory Group and the co-author of the Adult Protection Toolkit for Domiciliary Care Agencies, written jointly with national charity, Action on Elder Abuse.
Colin will use his Fellowship and his specialist knowledge to assist NICE design new quality standards into the social care sector. As a member of the Care Providers Alliance, he works with the other ten national professional associations across England, representing the residential, domiciliary care and adult placement providers in the independent and voluntary sectors.
This page was last updated: 26 August 2011