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’...

Social care start-up appoints Sir Nick Clegg

Former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg has been made chair of the advisory board at homecare technology start-up Cera. The tech company partnered with...

HMRC confirms SCCS will continue to operate

The social care compliance scheme (SCCS) will continue to operate with participating providers having to complete and submit their declarations to Her Majesty’s Revenue...

The right recruit

Colin Angel reveals UKHCA’s latest homecare research on where to advertise your jobs Homecare providers report the difficulty of recruiting careworkers and managers as one of...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish Care launches paper to tackle ethics in technology

A national awareness and information strategy around the positive use of technology for social care should be developed to help address some of the...

Potential sleep-in costs put pressure on local services

Extra cash raised by councils to pay for social care services will be ‘wiped out’ by the cost of paying for the government’s National...