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Suzanne Lawrence joins Orbis Education and Care as chief executive

Suzanne Lawrence has been appointed chief executive officer of Orbis Education and Care. She joins the autism care and education provider from Practice Plus Group,...

Cost of residential care varies by more than £800

Residential care costs vary by more than £800 per week across Great Britain, analysis from Legal & General Retail Retirement has revealed.  London topped the...

£42m loan completed for retirement village

OakNorth Bank has completed a £42m loan to a retirement living investor for the development of a village in the South East. The 84-home scheme...

Rising Covid-19 infections dampen care sector’s recovery, says Laing

The number of occupied beds in older people’s care homes may not return to pre-Covid-19 levels until 2023, with the second wave of infections...

OakNorth completes loan for Macc Group care home

OakNorth Bank has completed a loan to operator Macc Group for the development of a care home in Solihull, West Midlands. The property will include...

Government offers indemnity to designated care settings

The government will introduce a time-limited indemnity offer to care providers wanting to join its designated settings scheme. Operators have been unable to join the...
Robert Kilgour hits out at care home spending inaction

Renaissance Care grows portfolio with acquisition

Robert Kilgour’s Dow Investments Plc has bought Ayrshire care home Malin Court for £1.1m. The 32-bedroom property has been bought from Malin Housing Association, a...

Impact completes deals as it diversifies into Northern Ireland

Impact Healthcare REIT has added six care homes comprising 370 beds to its portfolio, with a deal for three of the properties in Northern...

Social care receives additional funding for staffing and testing

The social care sector will receive £269m to help support staffing levels and increase testing in settings. A total of £120m will be provided to...

Lords committee calls for better use of technologies as people age

More widespread use of telecare services - particularly modern digital systems with monitoring capabilities - may enable more people to live independently in their...