Inappropriate housing making older people feel ‘trapped’

Housing is increasingly disconnected from public transport and social infrastructure leading to people to grow old in homes that are not suited to how...
Clearbridge Health raises S$11 million

Voyage Care makes addition as revenue grows

Voyage Care has bought supported living provider Fox Elms Care Ltd in Gloucestershire for £2.4m as it continues to increase the number of people...

PrimeLife buys Springhill Care Group

PrimeLife has bought Springhill Care Group in a deal involving AEW UK Real Return Fund (RRF). The transaction involves PrimeLife selling the freehold of two...

More understanding of overheating risks in care homes needed

A plan to address the lack of understanding of overheating risks in care facilities is needed, an independent public body has warned. A Committee on...

Tech and care organisations unveil case for learning disability deal

Hft has set out a case for a deal with the government to help transform the learning disability sector and the way care is...

Planning system still failing the market

Irwin Mitchell property lawyer Carl Dyer explores the current state of the planning system We are currently seeing regular small scale improvements to the planning...

Winning over the self-funder

Sarah Whitebloom has gone in search of self-funders to find out what they and their families look for in a care home In the hunt...

Carers struggling with finances

Two thirds (68%) of carers regularly use their own income or savings to pay for care or support services, research has revealed.  An online survey...

Ministers highlight role of retirement communities in health and social care

Retirement communities will have a major role to play in meeting the housing and care needs of the country’s ageing population, the care minister...

Saving for later life

Confusion over how care is funded is common. Alistair Kleebauer examines the reasons why and what can be done to support people better Mary1, who...