Association for Care, Training & Assessment Networks

ACTAN is an organisation dedicated to proactively providing current and relevant information regarding regulation, legislation, qualifications, and workforce development implications that impact the health and social care sector.

ACTAN has representation at both regional and national level with key stakeholders: including Skills for Care, Skills for Care and Development, National Skills Academy for Adult Social Care, National Apprenticeship steering group.

We provide a conduit for members to feedback to key stakeholders within our sector on issues that includes education, funding and workforce development.

ACTAN promotes and assists others to carry out research; surveys and investigations with a view to providing information and the dissemination of outcomes or reports for the benefit of the public.

Members are able to participate in regional networking events and a national conference offering CPD workshops, relevant and topical information, and discussion forums.  We also provide web based news and updates, and the opportunity for peer reviews.

For more information call 07582 806 596 or email

    Types of Membership available

Student Membership
Individual Membership
Corporate Membership

    Membership events

Regional networking CPD activities
National events for details


    Members can also access

A voice on national decision making forums
Consultation on key issues
Access to resources
Members newsletter / members resource
Resource and publications