Social care register opens for homecare workers

Domiciliary care workers will be able to join a register to legally work in Wales from next month, in the lead up to an...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

ADASS survey reveals fragility of social care market

Almost a third of councils in England have seen homecare providers close or cease trading in the last six months, according to the Association...

Care home study shows North West as worst performing region

Large variations in the quality of care homes at a regional and local authority level across England continues to exist, with the North West...

The best in health and social care celebrate in style at 13th LaingBuisson Awards

The 13th LaingBuisson Awards took place yesterday evening (15 November). More than 1,000 people were present at the annual awards ceremony which celebrates the best...

Technology: the impact on care jobs

As AI and robotics step out of the world of fiction and enter the workplace, are we gearing up for a revolution in care...
CareTech positive over fee rises

Net capacity boost for CareTech

Net capacity in residential and supported living at CareTech was 2,622 places at the year-end (2017: 2,534 places), a net increase of 88, its trading...

Scottish care workers leaving sector at an early stage

The care sector needs to provide staff with training and support that reflects the complexity of their roles or face the prospect of workers...

Sleep-ins a funding crisis for care provision?

Partner at Trowers & Hamlins LLP Emma Burrows examines the results of the law firm’s survey into sleep-ins We all know that care providers commissioned...

Healthcare professionals need to talk about death, says report

Doctors need to get better at having frank conversations earlier with terminally ill patients or those in the final stages of life, the Royal...

LifeCare Residences reports £19m profit as it targets growth

LifeCare Residences reported a pre-tax profit of £19.5m (2017: £22.8m) in the year ended 31 March 2018, with the company operating three ‘fully sold-down’...