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IPPR calls for extra £6bn for free personal care and better pay

An extra £6bn a year should be invested to provide free personal care for the over 65s and guarantee the sector’s workers the living...

Voyage Care appoints Focused Healthcare managing director

National care and support provider for people with learning disabilities and complex needs, Voyage Care, has appointed Eileen Lock as managing director for its...

CareTech snaps up assistive technology business following CMA intervention

CareTech has bought a majority holding in software and hardware firm Smartbox Assistive Technology Ltd, as part of the group’s drive to provide technology...

Learning disability and autism consultation extended

The government has extended its consultation on mandatory autism and learning disability training until Friday 26 April. The consultation, which opened on 13 February, has...

Care settings to be provided with free PPE over winter

Personal protective equipment (PPE) will provided to people in adult social care settings for free as part of the government’s winter plan for the...

HC-One fined after resident eats cleaning tablets

Operator HC-One has been fined £270,000 after a resident who suffered symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease chewed chlorine tablets that led to his death. Kirkcaldy Sheriff...

CM meets… Laurence Geller CBE

The chair and chief executive officer of Loveday & Co and chair of Geller Capital Partners has personally donated more than US$20m to a...

Montreux fund buys part of The Huntercombe Group portfolio

The Montreux Healthcare Fixed Yield Fund has purchased part of The Huntercombe Group (THG)'s portfolio in a deal worth £35m.  Joint administrators of Four Seasons...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

A digital tool is being introduced to allow health and social care staff to see how many vacancies there are in local care homes...

Social media strategy

Colin Angel offers advice on how providers can benefit from the use of a social network Social media is a multi-faceted tool to engage with...