Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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The Watford Gap

The North-South divide permeates untold aspects of life in the UK - and the uptake of extra care housing is no exception. Eleanore Robinson...

Shifting strategies

Operators are looking at growing their private pay client base. Eleanore Robinson analyses this segment of the market As local authority commissioning of homecare services...

Dementia care in the home

It’s become almost unquestioned that once an older person is found to have dementia, they should be moved into residential care - but is...

A Review of the Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae

Dr Florin Vadean and Prof Julien Forder of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the University of Kent offer insight on the...

Investing in the workforce

Workforce issues were a central theme at the United Kingdom Homecare Association (UKHCA) conference. Deven Pamben provides an insight into some of the debate Bluebird...

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...

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...

The heart of the community

Middleton Hall is set to become employee owned. Mia Vigar communications lead at consultancy firm Baxendale examines why the model could be a solution...

Harnessing the power of technology

Standing in the House of Commons fielding questions from opposition parties about what the government was going to do in the eventuality that homecare...

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...