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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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’...
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...

Brighterkind care homes for sale, says report

Terra Firma has put a £225m price tag on 24 Brighterkind care homes that continue to be subject to a legal dispute, it has...

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...
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...