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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...

Somerset Care posts loss as costs bite

Rising costs and no increases in fee rates for dementia and nursing care impacted the financial performance of Somerset Care in the year ended...
Playing the waiting game

Foster care providers join forces

Core Assets Group (CAG) and Partnerships in Children’s Services (PiCS) have joined forces to deliver fostering and young people’s services across the country. The new...

Confusing contracts causing concern, claims Which?

Care homes are failing to provide contracts and neglecting to tell residents and their families about important terms and conditions, a Which? investigation has...

DfE extends autism trust’s contract

A programme that promotes partnerships within education designed to improve outcomes for children and young people with autism is being extended by two years. The...
Thousands deprived of their liberty without proper assessment

Depression treatment in care homes lacking resources

Treatment for depression in care homes is under resourced and lacks adequate research, with further engagement on the issue needed to understand its prevalence. Research...

InProgress: the latest care development

Berkley Care Group to grow portfolio Berkley Care Group is growing its portfolio of care homes with two additions. A development in Chartridge, Chesham in Buckinghamshire...

Tonkiss to be interim CEO at McCarthy & Stone

John Tonkiss, McCarthy & Stone chief operating officer, will assume the role of interim chief executive from 1 September, until a permanent replacement for...