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...

Iain Anderson appointed chair of Oakland Care

Care home operator Oakland Care has appointed the former chief executive of the National Fostering (NFA), Iain Anderson (pictured), as its chair. Last month Anderson...

Early Years Education drives growth in children’s nurseries market

LaingBuisson has launched the 14th edition of its Childcare UK Market Report which focuses on the nurseries market. There are 4.9 million children aged five...

Feature: The law of properly… the evolving role of real estate

Healthcare and real estate lawyers at Trowers & Hamlins Kyle Holling and Hilary Blackwell examine the evolving role of the property market and how...

Engagement key to successful care, Healthwatch finds

Homecare providers should seek regular feedback from people they care for to identify problems earlier and prevent minor issues escalating in to complaints. In its...

Brexit confusion could worsen workforce crisis, warns ICG

A care group representing providers has warned that confusion over the future of EU workers in Britain threatens to deepen the social care workforce...
Care providers advised to find solutions to staffing issues

Lack of workforce plan putting strain on care sector

Care providers should come up with solutions to deal with workforce issues because there is no realistic plan being introduced by government, a report...

Applications invited for workforce fund

Skills for Care is inviting grant applications for its Workforce Development Fund to help adult social care employers develop their staff. Large national groups or...

Green paper must deliver ‘substantial’ reforms, PM told

A joint letter from three leading health and care bodies has been sent to Prime Minister Theresa May, urging the government to increase NHS...

Shifting to supported living

Deven Pamben provides an overview of LaingBuisson’s latest study into the adult specialist care market The adult specialist care sector has seen a slow but...