Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Anchor Hanover appoints ENGIE in £80m deal

Anchor Hanover appoints ENGIE in £80m deal

Housing and care provider Anchor Hanover has appointed ENGIE as its strategic partner for internal and external repairs to its properties in a ten-year...
Shift from care homes to supported living unstoppable, report finds

Shift from care homes to supported living unstoppable, report finds

The adult specialist care sector has seen a slow but unstoppable shift from service provision in registered care homes to supported living services. Despite disappointment...
Lack of care services main factor for discharge delays

Lack of care services main factor for discharge delays

More than 200 patients died in Northern Ireland’s hospitals in 2017/18 while waiting to be discharged, a report from a terminal illness charity has...

Australian government to pilot Care Protect monitoring system

Care Protect surveillance and monitoring systems will be piloted in five state-owned care homes in Australia. The South Australian government is investing A$500,000 (£273,718) to...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

A digital tool is being introduced to allow health and social care staff to see how many vacancies there are in local care homes...
Mental health hospital placed into special measures by CQC

Mental health hospital placed into special measures by CQC

A mental health hospital run by the Danshell Group has been placed under special measures by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after receiving an...
Realities of trying to meet costs highlighted in Age UK report

Realities of trying to meet costs highlighted in Age UK report

The realities of living on a low fixed income in retirement and the difficulties pensioners face in trying to meet the additional, unavoidable costs...

Discounts for severely mentally impaired promoted

A standard procedure for council tax support for people with a severe mental impairment (SMI) has been launched by the Welsh government and MoneySavingExpert.com. People...
Charity Commission launches inquiry into mental health provider

Charity Commission launches inquiry into mental health provider

The Charity Commission has opened an investigation into Richmond Psychosocial Foundation International (RPFI) following the death of Sophie Bennett in May 2016. The 19-year-old had...
Financial strain for ‘sandwich’ generation, YouGov poll finds

Financial strain for ‘sandwich’ generation, YouGov poll finds

A third (33%) of adult ‘sandwich’ carers feel that more financial support would most ease the pressure of their caring duties, a survey by...