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Local authorities chosen to ensure smooth transition of charging reforms

Five local authorities in England will put adult social care charging reform plans in place in January, ahead of a national rollout in October...

Covid-19 guidance issued to local authority commissioners

Guidance has been issued to local authority commissioners to help support social care providers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Issued by the Association of Directors...

Income at The Children’s Family Trust ‘squeezed’

An increase in the number of children placed into foster care at The Children’s Family Trust helped boost its income from local authorities to...
Income growth at Jewish Care despite occupancy woes

Getting homecare right for BME communities

Homecare services are not fully meeting the cultural and religious needs of the UK’s diverse population, according to industry figures. Alistair Kleebauer takes a...

Burlington Care posts rising revenue as it grows portfolio

Burlington Care plans to develop its business through the acquisition of care providers and expanding its exiting facilities. Its financial report said it would continue...

Care bodies call for better oversight

Two leading care groups have called for an oversight body to look at how local authorities are delivering social care due to a lack...

Optimo continues expansion with deal for Safehands Support

Safehands Support Services (UK) Ltd has been bought by Optimo Care Group - its second acquisition within a month. Based in Oldham, Safehands is a...

Aedifica continues UK investment with £61m deal

Aedifica has bought a portfolio of five purpose-built care homes in the UK for £61m. The homes, which will be operated by Bondcare and Maria...

Scotland: Aedifica acquires care home in Ayr

Brussels-listed specialist healthcare real estate investor, Aedifica, is investing approximately £8.5m in the acquisition of a fully operational care home in Ayr (UK). The property,...

A personal choice

Care home workers must be fully vaccinated from Covid-19 by 11 November. Alistair Kleebauer examines some of the debate around mandatory vaccines Care providers, trade...