Hospices receive funding boost

Hospices and palliative care services will receive £25m to help improve the quality of end of life care. The money, which has been provided by...

Number of children with a learning disability locked up rises

NHS Digital data has shown that 2,270 people with a learning disability or autism remained locked away in inpatient units in July, of which...

New Zealand: Despite staff shortages, demand for aged care continues

Oceania Healthcare has obtained resource consent from Auckland Council for its development at Waimarie Street in St Heliers, Auckland. New Zealand’s third largest residential aged...
Care services on brink of collapse, coalition tells PM

More than 70 leaders call on PM to end care crisis

More than 70 health leaders are calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to address the crisis in care. A petition, which has been signed by...

DHSC publishes no-deal planning guidance for care providers

Updated information on what adult social care providers and local authorities need to do to prepare for a no-deal Brexit has been published. The Department...
Question marks over care home dehydration tests

Food and drink advice to tackle health inequality in care settings

A resource outlining good practice on food and drink provision for people using care services has been produced by Lancaster University and the Voluntary...

More male homecare workers needed in the sector

More male homecare workers are required in the sector, says a Welsh council. Powys County Council is looking to boost the number of homecare workers...

Housing with care research identifies health cost benefits

Increasing housing with care provision in Southampton to 450 units could have an annual health cost benefit of almost £900,000, research has shown. The city’s...
WeCare to tackle care staffing shortage

Delayed transfer of care up slightly

The number of total delayed transfer of care days rose slightly in June year on year, official government figures show. There were 135,202 total delayed...

Tribunal upholds CQC decision to refuse ‘campus style’ accommodation

A tribunal has ruled in favour of a Care Quality Commission (CQC) decision to refuse an application by Lifeways Community Care to change a...