Care services on brink of collapse, coalition tells PM

Social care reform not taken ‘seriously’, says NHS Confederation leader

Little progress in social care has been made in the last two decades with cross-party consensus frequently breaking down causing any reform...

The challenge of recruiting

Anoushka Farouk, director of market engagement at everyLIFE Technologies, offers insight into recruiting. Recruiting in the care sector is very straightforward; all you have to do...

Talking therapy in the virtual space

Talking therapy is moving off the couch and into the virtual space and the independent sector is leading the way. Dr Michelle Tempest, partner...

Social Care Wales chair to step down

The Welsh government has begun searching for a new chair of Social Care Wales after Arwel Ellis Owen (pictured) announced he will be stepping...

Why the delay?

Care England head Professor Martin Green demands discipline in delivering This winter has been characterised by two recurring events. It used to be that winter was...

Norse Care to grow private payer income

Norse Care will look to grow its private payer income by 10% and add another 10-15 rooms to its portfolio this year, its latest...

Three in four councils unable to help disabled adults

Sense is calling on the Government to give more resources to local authorities to help carers and adults with disabilities make future care plans. Taken...

Action group urges Scotland to take lead on tackling loneliness

Charities and organisations have called on the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to lead from the front and ensure that Scotland becomes the world leader...
Absence of social care funding concerns MPs

Lack of plan for integrating health and care, MPs conclude

Successive governments have failed to make joined-up health and social care provision work in the country despite 20 years of mooting plans, according to...
Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Cornish operator expands with £1m from Santander

Cornish care home operator Anson Care Services is expanding one of its homes after receiving more than £1m from Santander Corporate and Commercial. Nine beds...