Councils call for national taxation to help solve care funding

Nine in ten councils (89%) say national taxation must be part of the solution to securing the long-term financial stability of adult social care. The...

What is the best care funding solution?

The King’s Fund and the Health Foundation analyses the pros and cons of the top five models Analysis of the five most commonly raised solutions...

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...
Realities of trying to meet costs highlighted in Age UK report

Waiting for social care packages leads to 50,000 deaths, charity claims

More than 50,000 older people have died waiting for care packages during the 700 days since the government first said it would publish a...

Retirement units help drive positive results for ReSI

Residential Secure Income (ReSI) spent £184m on four separate transactions buying a portfolio of 2,112 retirement units across England, Wales and Scotland, its latest...

Health and social care not seen equally

Years of funding reductions and the growth of competing job markets have left the care home and domiciliary care market less able to attract...

New Zealand: Despite staff shortages, demand for aged care continues

Oceania Healthcare has obtained resource consent from Auckland Council for its development at Waimarie Street in St Heliers, Auckland. New Zealand’s third largest residential aged...

Market segmentation to worsen bed capacity crisis

Segmentation of the care home market will leave sub-40 bed facilities ‘exceptionally vulnerable’ in the next few years as austerity measures, a funding gap...

Most people not planning how they will fund their care

Roughly half of English adults do not know what ‘social care’ means and have not planned how they will pay for their care when...

John Tonkiss confirmed as McCarthy & Stone chief executive

McCarthy & Stone has appointed John Tonkiss as its chief executive officer, taking up the role with immediate effect. He had been interim chief executive...