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Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Half of care workers paid below real living wage, report finds  

The social care workforce crisis is ‘inextricably linked’ to low pay and poor working conditions as research reveals half of English care workers are...

£17m boost for children’s services

Councils are set to receive a £17m boost in funding to help support vulnerable children through social care services, the Children and Families Minister...

Barchester Healthcare up for sale

Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s biggest care home groups, is up for sale in a deal valued at over £2.5bn as owners Dermot...

Triple Point completes £7.6m deal

Triple Point Social Housing REIT has completed the acquisition of seven properties, comprising 40 units, for £7.6m. The properties, which are in the North West...

VIDEO: Simon Parker speaks to… 

In this episode of The Care Home Show Simon Parker, founder of the care management consultancy SP&P, speaks to his guest Rachel Beckett who...

Deprived areas see most social care cuts, report says

Local authorities in the poorest areas of England have seen the biggest cuts to services for disadvantaged people, which risks trapping councils in a...

Investing in autonomy

A wind of change is apparent in US elder care – will it make it across the Atlantic? Sarah Whitebloom reports When America sneezes, the...

App aims to help people live independently for longer

The Sound Doctor has developed an app to help people live longer and more independently at home. Aimed at people aged over 70, the app...

VIDEO: Simon Parker speaks to… 

In this episode Simon Parker, founder of the care management consultancy SP&P, speaks to his guest Adam Hutchison, who is the managing director of...

‘Express’ delivery to ensure care providers receive urgent medicines

Contracts have been awarded to three logistics firms to ensure care providers and patients have access to medicines and medical products after Brexit. The Department...