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Profits slide after tough regulatory year for Runwood Homes

Civitas Social Housing identifies pipeline for growth

Civitas Social Housing (CSH) has identified a pipeline of £180m worth of investments as part of its growth strategy. The care-based social housing REIT said...

The MCG Group buys Poppy Nursing and Care

Agency staff provider Poppy Nursing and Care Services has been bought by The MCG Group for an undisclosed sum. Poppy will initially retain its branding...
Mental health service faces prosecution

Provider prosecuted after resident contracted Legionella

A provider has been ordered to pay more than £165,000 by magistrates, after a 56-year-old man died from legionella disease while in their care. Sentinel...

More support needed to address inequalities in care provision, says UKHCA

Extra support for operators is needed to help keep them afloat and address inequalities in care provision. During a panel debate at the Virtual Care...
Investment

Cream Care secures investment from Civitas

Civitas Investment Management Ltd has provided funding to Cream Care to help with its expansion plans. The Taunton-based residential care and supported living services provider...

Comfy Care Homes fined £80,000 after failing to provide safe care 

A North Yorkshire care home owner has been fined following an incident in which a 99-year-old man died after falling from his bedroom window....

Care groups left dismayed by chancellor’s spending review

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s spending review has been described as a ‘catastrophe’ for the social care sector. He told the House of Commons local authorities would...

Providers felt pressurised and unsupported while obtaining PPE, report finds

Care providers felt under pressure and unsupported when trying to obtain personal protective equipment (PPE) at the beginning of the pandemic, with some suppliers...
The London Doctors Clinic opens new centre

London boroughs facing adult social care funding shortfall

Analysis by London Councils shows that had adult social care spending risen in line with NHS funding since 2010, an additional £800m would be...

Grosvenor Health and Social Care strengthens its board of directors

Grosvenor Health and Social Care has appointed a chief financial officer and an advisor to its board of directors. Sharon Roberts will be joining the...