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Optalis Joins the NCF

5 March 2018

The National Care Forum are proud to announce that Optalis Limited has joined as a full member. 

Launched in 2011, Optalis were only the second local authority trading company (LATC) to provide adult social care services in the country. Today, they are one of the largest in the UK, with a team of 700 making a difference every day to nearly 5,000 customers across Windsor, Maidenhead, Wokingham and Oxfordshire.

Vic Rayner, Executive Director of the National Care Forum stated:
“I am delighted that Optalis has joined the National Care Forum. They are an organisation working at the heart of their community - providing wide ranging high quality care and support to almost 5000 individuals in the workplace, through day services and supporting people where they live."

“Optalis are a great example of a new not-for-profit organisation showing great flexibility and responsiveness to meet individuals’ needs.“

Their service provision is both unique and extensive. Optalis are the only organisation of its kind in the UK to deliver a full range of adult social care services, including all statutory and safeguarding functions.
Their job is to deliver safe, innovative services, inspired by our customers and founded on our vision of fulfilling the potential of every customer, colleague and community they work with.

Optalis’ business model meets the challenges Local Authorities face in delivering efficiencies, capacity and future proofing.

Optalis have also signed up to the NCF Quality First Commitment which is a national recognised mark of quality and underlines our pledge to provide outstanding care and support. 

Optalis CEO Martin Farrow said: "Joining the NCF gives us the chance to share our expertise, learn from other providers, as well as measuring our service against others in the sector. We’re really excited to have joined so many like-minded organisations and adding our voice to the care conversation.” 

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