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Institutional investors back Octopus Real Estate’s care home plans

Octopus Real Estate (ORE) has raised a further £314m for its fund focusing on care homes, with commitments from new and existing institutional investors...

Cornerstone begins work on £10m specialist nursing home

Cornerstone Healthcare has started building work on its latest development Cale View in Wincanton, Somerset. The 74-bed home will provide care for adults of all...

Self-isolation exemptions for social care staff in Scotland

Changes to self-isolation rules for close contacts of Covid cases have been made in Scotland to allow essential staff in critical roles, including those...

Care UK took responsibilities ‘seriously’, court finds

Care UK took its responsibilities to its customers ‘seriously’ when dealing with the admission of a permanent resident to a care home, a High...
Mental health service faces prosecution

Care provider ordered to pay more than £33,500

A care provider has been ordered to pay more than £33,500 at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court after it failed to protect residents from avoidable harm. Teignbridge...

Belgium: Cofinimmo enters British healthcare real estate market with three acquisitions

Healthcare focused Belgian real estate company Cofinimmo has taken the plunge into the UK healthcare real estate market with the purchase of three nursing and care...

Strategy launched to improve support and care for autistic people

A strategy has been launched to speed up diagnosis and improve support and care for autistic people. Backed by nearly £75m in the first year,...

Belong chief executive Tracey Stakes to step down

Belong chief executive Tracey Stakes intends to retire from the not-for-profit care village operator later this year. The operator is in the process of recruiting...

Poor communication and governance led to board resignations at RQIA

Inadequate communication and deficiencies in governance were the cause of nine board resignations at the care watchdog in Northern Ireland last year, an independent...

Sunrise Senior Living to exit management of its UK business

Care UK and Signature Senior Lifestyle will take over the leadership and management of all homes run by Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell...