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Vegetarians and vegans in care settings facing ‘daily challenges’

Better awareness is needed to protect philosophical or religious beliefs when providing food to people in care settings. An all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on vegetarianism...

MPs to examine how to end staff drain in health and social care

An inquiry has been launched to look at the reasons behind staff leaving the health and social care sectors and how to tackle the...

Increased referrals leads to recruitment drive at Eden Futures

Eden Futures needs to recruit more staff to meet high levels of referrals for placements at its supported living setting in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. The setting,...

Wales to examine creation of a National Care Service

A group will be set up to investigate the creation of a national care service in Wales. Details have been set out in a co-operation...
Realities of trying to meet costs highlighted in Age UK report

Charities call for social care ‘workforce crisis’ to be addressed

The National Care Forum (NCF) has called on the health and social care secretary to take immediate steps to ensure older people are not...

Children’s care system ‘becoming unsustainable’

The number of children being placed in council care could reach almost 100,000 by the middle of the decade – up from 69,000 in...

Skills for Care develops workforce data set service  

Skills for Care has developed its workforce data set service by adding more features so providers can better manage records and benchmark against other...
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MPs request further details over care cap following evidence session

The treasury committee has written to the chancellor requesting more information about the proposed changes to adult social care, following an evidence session with...
Changes to wage regulations that are set to come into force in April

Welford Healthcare to pay care staff above real living wage

Care provider Welford Healthcare is increasing its wages to above the real living wage for its care staff. The move, which applies across all seven...

Integrated retirement communities ‘effective and efficient’ in care delivery

The government is being urged to reduce policy barriers and make integrated retirement communities (IRCs) a core part of the future of social care. Ahead...