Vic Rayner is CEO of the National Care Forum (NCF). Through her Honorary Professorship she will support the My Home Life England team as they start implementing the next phase of their work through their new strategy.
Vic Rayner OBE has been awarded an honorary professorship by City, University of London. A widely respected expert in the field of care, Rayner is CEO of the National Care Forum (NCF), the leading association for not-for-profit care providers. Rayner also contributes to multiple strategic groups with a focus on the social care workforce, digital transformation, new models of care and regulation. In 2021, Rayner received an OBE in The Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to the social care sector.
Vic Rayner OBE
Through her Honorary Professorship, Rayner will be located in the School of Health & Psychological Sciences and will support My Home Life England as they start implementing the next phase of their work through their new strategy. My Home Life England is an evidence-based, research-informed initiative, part of City, University of London, that works to promote positive practice and improve quality of life for those living, visiting and working in care homes and other care settings.
My Home Life England’s new strategy supports the translation of research into practice. It places emphasis on supporting leadership within the care sector, research, community engagement and providing bespoke support to local care providers to take forward quality improvement. This is against the backdrop of the increasing challenges care settings are facing and the introduction of new quality statements by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
Vic Rayner said:
Tom Owen, Director of My Home Life England said:
“We are delighted that we are able to work closely with Vic to ensure that My Home Life England is delivering the research, services and consultancy support that the care sector needs at this very challenging time. In particular we have developed an offer directly for provider organisations.”
Professor Debra Salmon, Dean of the School of Health & Psychological Sciences at City, University of London, said:
“I’m delighted to support this appointment. The work of My Home Life England is a key element of our strategic priorities, including the translation of research into practice, social responsibility, promoting the health and wellbeing of individuals their families and wider communities and equality, diversity and inclusion.”
This article was adapted from the original published on the My Home Life England website, authored by Amy Simpkins, My Home Life Communications Officer,