Wednesday, August 5, 2020
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Registering risk

Colin Angel offers an insight into state-funded homecare services New research has produced a risk register for state-funded homecare services, highlighting commissioning practices of councils...

Solving the capacity crisis

Deven Pamben reports from LaingBuisson’s Healthcare Real Estate Conference, which covered a number of topics, including care homes, public equity markets, legal developments and...

Lessons for the future

Care England chief executive Prof Martin Green looks at the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and how the social care sector moves forward The Covid-19...

The right recruit

Colin Angel reveals UKHCA’s latest homecare research on where to advertise your jobs Homecare providers report the difficulty of recruiting careworkers and managers as one of...

On the edge?

Colin Angel asks whether a Carillion-style  collapse could happen in homecare Following the sudden collapse of Carillion, a number of people have asked whether the...

Self-employed personal assistants

Policy director at UKHCA Colin Angel urges providers to make sure contractual arrangements are clear The last couple of years have seen an increasing interest...

Above and beyond

Prof Green makes the point that care staff are once again proving to be the sector’s most valuable resource The Covid-19 crisis has underlined the...

Social media strategy

Colin Angel offers advice on how providers can benefit from the use of a social network Social media is a multi-faceted tool to engage with...

Competing for a homecare workforce

Colin Angel argues that the social care sector needs support to develop workers The importance of recruiting sufficient numbers of homecare workers with the right...

Rising from the flames

Professor Green says new solutions can break the monopoly of government commissioning It has been interesting to see over the last few weeks the number...