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 overarching expectation for everyone using, providing or commissioning care is that the four national service regulators contribute to protecting…

Breaking down barriers

After its successful court challenge Mencap chief executive Jan Tregelles (pictured) discusses sleep-ins, valuing care workers and inclusivity CM How did you come to work in social care? JT I began my career in the learning disability sector at the New Era Housing Association, developing community-based…...

You must be a CM Subscriber to view this content. Please log in or subscribe below.

Subscribe Now »

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 and the NHS most likely to present the greatest threats to the stability of local homecare markets (1). The report,…...

You must be a CM Subscriber to view this content. Please log in or subscribe below.

Subscribe Now »

Sleep-ins the Mencap decision

Trowers & Hamlins LLP partner Emma Burrows examines the appeal court’s judgement on sleep-ins The Court of Appeal’s decision in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake and Shannon v Rampersad (t/a Clifton House Residential Home) (the Mencap case) comes as a great relief to care providers…...

You must be a CM Subscriber to view this content. Please log in or subscribe below.

Subscribe Now »

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 innovation and design With the country facing a supply and demand issue when it comes to bed capacity, housing could be…...

You must be a CM Subscriber to view this content. Please log in or subscribe below.

Subscribe Now »

Meeting the rules

Colin Angel delves into the topic of registration  for homecare agencies The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has described a ‘substantial churn’ in the homecare sector, with around 500 agencies registering and 400 deregistering each quarter. They suggest that many new entrants never provided services during…...

You must be a CM Subscriber to view this content. Please log in or subscribe below.

Subscribe Now »

Positive prospects in UK homecare

Deven Pamben looks at LaingBuisson’s latest research into the prospects of the homecare and assisted living markets The prospects for both homecare and assisted living look healthy, with each market having the potential to grow by 2.6% and 2.7% respectively, the second edition of LaingBuisson’s…...

You must be a CM Subscriber to view this content. Please log in or subscribe below.

Subscribe Now »