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Dinenage is new care minister

Caroline Dinenage has been appointed Minister of State for Adult Social Care at the Department of Health and Social Care. The Minister of State for...

Fewer older people getting homecare

Almost 20,000 fewer older people are getting care at home, figures obtained by Labour MP Barbara Keeley have shown. Data provided through Freedom of Information...

Pupils with special education needs on the rise

The number of pupils with special educational needs (SEN) has increased for a second consecutive year to 1,276,215 in January 2018, from 1,244,255 in...

MPs and peers back retirement vision

A group of MPs and lords from a range of political parties are backing calls for the UK retirement community sector to nearly quadruple...

Social care sector will need supporting, MPs told

MPs have been told the opportunity to support and strengthen social care must be taken so hospital beds can be made available to receive...

Smartening up the home

It is being advised builders and architects be brought into discussions to ensure properties supporting vulnerable people can adopt SMART technology. Ellie Robinson takes...

UK and Japan to collaborate on improving lives of older people

The UK and Japan will collaborate on innovation and using new technologies to help improve the quality of life for older people.

Shadow board named for proposed Anchor Hanover Group

The Anchor Trust and Hanover Housing Association have named a 10-member shadow non-executive board ahead of their planned merger. The 10 will become the board...

Should the sector beware politicians bearing gifts?

Tim Read, director, UK and Europe Healthcare Advisory at Marwood Group, delves into special education funding, and what we can expect from the next...

Regard buys Cornish care provider

The Regard Group has bolstered its presence in the South West by buying Cornish specialist care operator Solar Care Homes for an undisclosed sum. The...