Fee rises boost MPS Care turnover

Earmarking funds for health and social care

Hypothecated funding is on the political agenda. Deven Pamben assesses the arguments for and against. The decision to give the NHS a funding boost of...

Caring concerns

How can the sector provide high-quality care when there is neither a register of competent staff nor any mandatory training? Sarah Whitebloom investigates There are...

Fostering a best fit

Finding the right framework when delivering foster care is complex. Can successful models be easily replicated? Eleanore Robinson reports This summer the government set out...

Charging after death

Following publication of the findings from it’s inquiry into UK care homes at the end of last year, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...

Human lives matter

Innovative ideas and technological developments are hitting the sector. With the pace of change moving fast Sarah Whitebloom highlights some of the products but...

Care home occupancy lower than thought

Deven Pamben takes a closer look at some of the findings in LaingBuisson’s Care Homes for Older People Data collated and analysed by LaingBuisson shows...

Meeting the needs of changing communities

The National Care Forum annual conference covered topics including the future of care, workforce issues and the green paper Community interest company Tonic Living is...

Offshore caring

Sarah Whitebloom looks at the difficulties in finding out exactly who owns who in UK care Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who guards the guards? Depending...

Reducing the inspection burden on providers

Eleanore Robinson reports from LaingBuisson’s Northern Long Term Care Seminar The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is working on a project to reduce the inspection burden...

Boosting movement through tech

Deven Pamben looks at how technology is getting people in care settings to move more Eight partnership areas across Scotland are taking part in a...