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CQC fees for homecare providers

Colin Angel slams the CQC’s new fee scheme The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has described a ‘substantial churn’ in the homecare sector, with around 500...

Stabalising the market

Colin Angel is calling for measures to support both the state- and self-funded care markets England’s social care green paper still hasn’t seen the light...

Provider expectations

Colin Angel reflects on what operators should expect from regulators People with care and support needs benefit from the statutory regulation of social care services. The...

All change for more of the same

Professor Green argues that politicians are making promises but lacking detail   The arrival of a new government will do little to change the position of social...

Should providers stick or twist

Partner Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP Matthew Wort provides an update on sleep-ins The recent Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) update on calculating National...

Raising concerns

Andrew Pepper-Parsons, head of policy at UK whistleblowing charity Protect, asks if Covid-19 will mean care providers buy into a whistleblowing culture Protect, the UK...

Tackling the data issue

John Wearing of Anthony Collins Solicitors discusses some of the challenges facing health and social care providers, including GDPR, running efficient homes and the...

Workforce on the breadline

Chief executive of the National Association of Care and Support Workers Karolina Gerlich wants to reframe the conversation about social care We cannot expect care...
Dr Donald Macaskill provides his thoughts on discrimination based on sex and gender

Reimagining the workforce

Dr Donald Macaskill challenges the sector to redesign staff roles There is much written about the choices people have when it comes to accessing care services. It...

Deal-breaking contract clauses

Colin Angel examines how councils are looking at new ways to deliver services Examples of local authority contracts which are likely to present ‘deal-breakers’ for homecare...