Relatives & Residents Association

We support, inform and speak on behalf of older people in care


Corporate Membership

At the Relatives & Residents Association we believe that older people who need care should have a positive experience and enjoy a good quality of life. We want to see outstanding care delivered in services throughout England. Through our Corporate Membership scheme, we work in partnership with care services, encouraging provider organisations and individual homes to improve the care they deliver.

We know that even with the best management in place and a dedicated staff team, achieving the highest standards of care is not always a straightforward process. Having access to the right support and resources has never been more crucial.

Why join?

Becoming a Corporate Members will help you to:

  • Show that you care about excellence, sending a strong message to the CQC, residents and their families that you are dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of care
  • Demonstrate to CQC that you listen to, and are responsive to, the views of users of your service and their families, helping you work towards improved ratings
  • Achieve a competitive advantage over your peers through association with a national, rights-based organisation with 20+ years’ experience of championing improved quality of care
  • Celebrate improvements in your care and work in partnership with us to promote best practice across the sector

How to join

To join as a Corporate Member, please email us at for a membership form and details of membership fees.

R&RA’s independence

R&RA will always pursue the best interests of individual residents on any care issue raised with us, and it makes no difference to this whether any care home or provider involved is or has any connection with a corporate member or donor to R&RA. Acceptance onto the scheme is not an endorsement of the provider, or their service, by R&RA. Corporate Members are not entitled to vote at R&RA’s AGM.

For all corporate membership enquiries please call 020 7359 8148 or email us at