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Steven Kemp to chair Rapport Housing & Care

Zach Miles is to step down from his role as chair of Rapport Housing & Care after seven years in post and will be...

Energy discount for those receiving care welcomed

Care home residents will receive a £400 discount on their fuel bills through a government energy support scheme. People in England, Scotland and Wales without...

BNP Paribas Real Estate strengthens healthcare team

BNP Paribas Real Estate (BNPPRE) has strengthened its healthcare team with the appointments of Samantha Rowland and Colin Rees-Smith. Rowland, who has been appointed head...

Upskilling care staff contributes to less hospital care, says report

Upskilling care home staff and better working relationship with the NHS have contributed to residents needing less emergency hospital care. Analysis from the Health Foundation...

Care home owners fined after admitting failings

Owners of a Nottinghamshire care home have been ordered to pay more than £54,000 after a 94-year-old man fell and suffered a fractured femur. Rhoda...

Martin Jones appointed chair of Homecare Association

Home Instead UK chief executive Martin Jones has been appointed chair of the Homecare Association, replacing CEO of senior living at Pacific Investments Dominique...

Care home nurses left feeling undervalued, report finds

Four-fifths of care home nurses reported ‘very negative experiences’ while working through Covid-19, with many workers feeling undervalued, unsupported and under pressure. A report on...
CareTech positive over fee rises

Strong pipeline of developments expected to continue for CareTech

CareTech expects to see a strong pipeline of growth following the opening of 13 children’s services and the transfer of seven facilities from The...

High turnover rates representing ‘considerable cost to employers’

Staff turnover rates within care roles remain high at 29%, with around 400,000 people leaving their jobs, data from Skills for Care has revealed. Despite...

Calls to end use of pain-inducing restraint techniques

Children with mental health issues, autism or learning disabilities should not be subjected to pain inducing techniques or solitary confinement while being detained, a...