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Who We Are 2020-03-06T18:53:26+00:00

Law 6

Meet the Team

The Independent Children’s Home is a member-led organisation run by a small but significant team of people.

CEO – Peter Sandiford

DCEO – Ed Nixon

Finance & Admin Coordinator – Lynn Hollingworth

Chair (current) – Mark Raw

Collate and analyse statistical information…

Collate and analyse statistical information with a view to identifying trends and concerns in the market place that will inform our members and may be a value in presenting and supporting our concerns to outside bodies. We aim to do this as a regular exercise and develop this as a part of the culture of ICHA.

Raise issues and arbitrate…

Raise issues and arbitrate with other bodies on behalf of our Members, and between members if requested to do so.

Endeavour to obtain funding…

Endeavour to obtain funding, government or otherwise, on behalf of and for our Members to support staff development and where possible reduce staff turnover.

ICHA will endeavour to negotiate…

ICHA will endeavour to negotiate preferential deals for Members in terms of insurance, advertising and other ‘supplies’.

ICHA aim to increase…

ICHA aim to increase its influence by continuing to attract new members from providers of residential services in the independent sector.

To develop a forum…

To develop a forum where concerns of member organisations can be articulated and practical support and solutions offered where ever possible.

Providing information and networking opportunities for companies working in the independent sector and running residential children’s homes

ICHA

LATEST NEWS.

Live presentation – Procurement within children’s services – 2 September 1pm

July 16th, 2020|Comments Off on Live presentation – Procurement within children’s services – 2 September 1pm

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EMBARGOED 00.01 Tuesday, 30 June – Children at the heart of recovery – Social Media Pack

June 29th, 2020|Comments Off on EMBARGOED 00.01 Tuesday, 30 June – Children at the heart of recovery – Social Media Pack

We have therefore decided to bring forward the launch of our joint statement and social media action to tomorrow [...]

Endorsements of ICHA

June 24th, 2020|Comments Off on Endorsements of ICHA

“We joined ICHA about 15 years ago, branching out from the rather closed world of therapeutic communities, in order [...]

ICHA Press Release response to LGA report re Profit Making

February 28th, 2020|Comments Off on ICHA Press Release response to LGA report re Profit Making

PRESS RELEASE Profit making and Risk in Independent Children’s Social Care Placement Providers Andrew Rome: Revolution Consulting January 2020 [...]