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Triple Point buys properties for £18.3m

Triple Point Social Housing REIT has bought six supported housing properties and a care home for £18.3m.  The properties, comprising 91 units, are in the...

Care for older people reaching ‘tipping point’, study finds

The UK’s ability to support older people will collapse by the end of the decade unless greater resources are committed to the sector, a...

Growing demand leads to £3bn overspend in children’s social care

Councils have overspent on children’s social care budgets by more than £3bn in the past five years, analysis by the Local Government Association (LGA) has...

Former HC-One chief exec joins Ventas

Former HC-One chief executive officer Justin Hutchens has been appointed to an executive vice president role at Ventas. From 1 April, Hutchens will oversee Ventas’s...

Councils face £19bn shortfall, research finds

Local authorities face a funding shortfall of £19.1bn over the next five years, which equates to £3.8bn each year, research has shown. A County Councils...

Brendoncare CEO to retire

Carole Sawyers, chief executive of Hampshire-based charity The Brendoncare Foundation, will be stepping down from her position at the end of June. The board...

Exemplar to open more homes as revenue and profit grows

Exemplar Health Care plans to launch care homes in Newcastle, Birmingham, Bradford and Ellesmere Port among other areas over the next 12 months. The operator,...

Complaints guidebook launched for care sector

A complaints guidebook for the UK care homes industry has been launched by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI). The guide has been published in...

Care groups express dismay over government’s immigration plans

The government’s points-based immigration system has been received with dismay by representative groups in the care sector. The system, which takes effect from 1 January,...

Occupancy and fees help revenue grow at Meallmore

Group turnover at Scottish operator Meallmore has grown 7.7%, reflecting rising occupancy levels, increasing fee rates and fill-up of constructed or bought homes. Revenue reached...