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Emergency hospital admissions for people with dementia up 35%

Emergency hospital admissions for people with dementia has increased by more than a third in five years, research has found, with a lack of...
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Priory invests £1m in new mental health ward for young people

A new ward for children and adolescents with mental health issues has opened at Priory’s Roehampton Hospital in south-west London.  The ward, which follows an...
Impact to raise at least £25m

€6.5bn invested in older people’s care assets, says Knight Frank report

The European healthcare market continues to attract investment, with capital targeting the sector having more than doubled since 2015 to €6.5bn (£5.5bn) annually, according...

Minimum price for homecare rises 9.3%

The new minimum price for homecare has been set at £20.69 per hour from 1 April, when the UK’s statutory national living wage (NLW)...

Increased confidence in UK care market, report predicts

Care home developments and investment activity will remain active this year, with more M&A deals likely once uncertainty over Brexit is resolved, Christie &...

Children in care targeted and exploited, report finds

Children’s care homes in Manchester were targeted by sexual predators, a report has found, with victims left unprotected by police and social workers. In 2017,...
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Failings uncovered at children’s service provider

Serious concerns have been raised by the ombudsman after it uncovered evidence of children missing out on support and education in three separate cases. The...

Sector left waiting for social care plans

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has admitted it could take until the end of the year to come up with a plan to solve social...
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CQC raises serious concerns over leadership and governance at Cygnet

Cygnet Health Care has been told by the CQC that it must take ‘immediate action’ to improve its management and governance systems or risk...

Providers to receive support with data and cyber security

A project that aims to better understand digital, data and technology issues faced by social care providers of services to working age adults has...