Care Software Providers Association launched

Care Software Providers Association launches

An organisation has been created to promote the use of digital technologies in the social care sector. The Care Software Providers Association will also focus...
Losses balloon at Tunstall Healthcare

Tough trading environment leads to static UK revenue at Tunstall

Challenging trading conditions led to static UK revenue at Tunstall Healthcare Group Ltd but the pipeline for new opportunities remains strong, its financial report...
Care providers advised to find solutions to staffing issues

Lack of workforce plan putting strain on care sector

Care providers should come up with solutions to deal with workforce issues because there is no realistic plan being introduced by government, a report...

51% of over 45s believe social care policy is being neglected

More than half (51%) of over 45s think that later life social care policy is being neglected by government because on ongoing Brexit negotiations. A...

Mears remains ‘highly selective’ with care bidding

Care revenue has fallen 13% at Mears Group as the company remains ‘highly selective in bidding’ for new work, while regularly revisiting existing activities. Its...
Good guidance practice issued care providers

Good guidance practice issued to care providers

Good practice guidance has been issued by the ombudsman to help adult social care providers improve their services. The 25-page document gives real-life examples of...

Reshaping of aged care business hits UK results at Bupa

UK revenue and underlying profit both fell at Bupa last year as it reshaped its aged care business following the sale of 132 care...

Lack of social care funding details disappoints

Independent Age has expressed disappointment and frustration at Chancellor Philip Hammond for not providing details on social care funding in his Spring Statement. The Chancellor...

Care home owners fined after admitting failings

Owners of a Nottinghamshire care home have been ordered to pay more than £54,000 after a 94-year-old man fell and suffered a fractured femur. Rhoda...
Calls for action to improve better ageing

Rethink needed to improve better ageing

Radical action is needed to help the over 50s who are less well-off as they face greater challenges that will result in them dying...