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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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...

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...

Workforce development innovation fund opens

Applications are being accepted for the Skills for Care workforce development innovation fund which will support social care providers to improve service provision and...