SAICP Limited, contact details and terms of reference.

To contact the Association central email contact is:

Registered address: c/o Chater Allan, Beech House, 4a Newmarket
Road, Cambridge CB5 8DT Company registration number: 07846897

Postal address c/o the Administrator, 4 Oakfield Drive, Pilson Green, South Walsham, Norfolk NR13 6eH

Telephone 01603 270616

Chair – Hilary Gibbs telephone 07787520104

SAICP Limited was formally registered at Companies House as a company limited by guarantee in November 2011.

The Directors of the Company are:

Hilary Gibbs, Stowcare (Chair)

Moira Weller, Administrator & Co Secretary

Prema Dorai, Cardinal Care (Deputy Chair)

Alicia Wright (domiciliary care)

David Finch (domiciliary care)

Clifford Lewis, White Gables (residential care)

Graham Gibbs, The Paddocks (LD)

Helen Fairweather, Headway (domiciliary and day services)

Paul Hayman, J & M Care (domiciliary)

Emma John, The Parternship in Care (Residential)

The following are the elected members of the SAICP Limited 2017/18 Steering Group:

Hilary Gibbs (Chair) Stowcare Residential service
Prema Dorai (Vice Chair) Cardinal Healthcare Nursing, domiciliary and day services
Emma John The Partnership in Care Nursing and residential services
Emma Fitton The Partnership in Care Nursing and residential services
Adrian Fairburn Cardinal Healthcare Nursing, domiciliary and day services
Alicia Wright Fuchsia Care Domiciliary
Mary Hunt Beyea Care Domiciliary
David Finch Cephas Domiciliary and supported living (voluntary service)
Helen Fairweather Headway Day and domiciliary services (specialist brain injury and acquired neurological conditions)
Simon Gibbs Stowcare Residential service
Sarah Kopferschmitt The Seckford Foundation Very supported living and residential care services
Debbie McKenzie Versacare Live-in care services
Vinay Patel KRG Healthcare Nursing and residential care services
Clifford Lewis White Gables Residential
Graham Gibbs The Paddocks LD Residential service
Paul Hayman J and M Care Domiciliary
Matthew King Healthcare Homes Nursing and Residential services

SAICP Terms of Reference registered with companies house are as follows:

The Suffolk Association of Independent Care Providers Limited

Supplementary Articles of Association

to the Model Articles for Private Companies Limited by Guarantee as issued by Companies House



To act as a single body in representing all aspects and segments of the Care Sector in Suffolk.



To provide a forum for the discussion of matters of interest and the exchange of information between organisations representing independent and voluntary providers of care in Suffolk.


Engage with Suffolk County Council, other statutory bodies and stakeholders through representation at the Joint Suffolk Care Partnership (JSCP) meetings.

Express a consensus view arising from discussions to communicate to outside agencies.


Membership is open to all Private, Independent and Voluntary social care providers of care to the community in Suffolk.


Subscriptions from affiliated associations and members will be decided at the AGM. SAICP Limited will remain a not for profit organisation and in the event that the Company ceases to be any remaining funding will be distributed to the membership.  Any surplus funds at the end of each financial year will be retained by the Company for use in executing its aims and objectives.


DIRECTORS a board of Directors and Company Secretary will be registered with Companies House all of whom will have a limited liability of £1 per person.



Notice of an AGM will be sent out with an agenda no later than 28 days before that meeting which will be held at twelve month intervals in June at which a detailed summary of accounts will be presented.


All members present at an AGM will have one vote per organisation.



Members at the AGM will elect a Steering Group of Officers representative of each care sector to conduct day to day affairs on behalf of the Association who will be responsible to the Board of Directors who may also be a member of the Steering Group.



Meetings of the Association will be arranged on a regular basis and no less than quarterly and are open to all providers/stakeholders involved in the provision of care in Suffolk.  Each member will have a single vote to cast in the event that a majority decision is sought in respect of the Association’s activities.

A quorum for meetings shall be at least five members.



These will be called as and when required at the discretion of the membership/Steering Group and/or Board of Directors following a written and signed request by no less than 30 members.


There must be at least 21 days notice to call such a meeting.



A simple majority of votes will decide any decision (each provider will be entitled to one vote).  In the event that there is a split decision the matter would be referred back to the Board of Directors for a final decision.



The Administrator should be advised of Agenda items at least 14 days before any meeting.