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Appeal court decides in favour of Mencap over sleep-ins

The Court of Appeal judgement in the case of backdated sleep-in liabilities has decided in favour of Mencap - that it is only time...

Understanding the cost of homecare

Rising wages will impact the cost of care. Colin Angel provides the detail Calculating the costs of homecare has become an annual event for me...

Morrison Community Care Group secures £6.6m finance

Morrison Community Care Group has secured £6.6m of finance from Allied Irish Bank (GB) for a care home in Troon, Ayrshire.   Queens View Luxury...

Pre-tax profits plummet at McCarthy & Stone

Pre-tax profits at McCarthy & Stone fell by more than half in the six months to 28 February 2018, as fewer land exchanges and...

Care operator’s service expansion blocked

A tribunal has upheld a decision by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to refuse a care provider’s application to grow its number of service...

Pre-tax profit boost for Ashley House

Ashley House has reported rocketing pre-tax profit in its preliminary results for the year ended 30 April 2018. The health and community care property partner...

Horizon appoints COO

Jemima Taylor has been appointed chief operating officer of specialist children’s services provider Horizon Care and Education. Taylor, who worked at Lifeways for 10 years...
Fee rises boost MPS Care turnover

Fee rises boost MPS Care turnover

Rising average fees and a new care home helped MPS Care Group post growing turnover of £16.5m (2017: £15.9m) for the year ended 30...
Care groups highlight ‘unjustifiable assumptions’ behind mental capacity bill.

Campaign to establish Commissioner for Older People

Care England is leading a campaign to establish a Commissioner for Older People, based on the Welsh model. The organisation will be campaigning for an...

‘Compelling’ reasons to invest in healthcare

Anna Cole-Bailey reports from last month’s LaingBuisson’s Investing in Healthcare conference, where a wide range of sector professionals put forward arguments for why they...