Sunday, February 17, 2019

Cost-savings provide Marie Curie with net income boost

Cost-saving measures over the past few years have resulted in Marie Curie moving out of deficit and posting a net income of £3m, its latest...

Scottish care workers leaving sector at an early stage

The care sector needs to provide staff with training and support that reflects the complexity of their roles or face the prospect of workers...

DfE extends autism trust’s contract

A programme that promotes partnerships within education designed to improve outcomes for children and young people with autism is being extended by two years. The...

The best in health and social care celebrate in style at 13th LaingBuisson Awards

The 13th LaingBuisson Awards took place yesterday evening (15 November). More than 1,000 people were present at the annual awards ceremony which celebrates the best...

Social care register opens for homecare workers

Domiciliary care workers will be able to join a register to legally work in Wales from next month, in the lead up to an...

Depression treatment in care homes lacking resources

Treatment for depression in care homes is under resourced and lacks adequate research, with further engagement on the issue needed to understand its prevalence. Research...

Impact Healthcare positive over property investments

Impact Healthcare REIT plans to add more properties to its portfolio in the remaining months of the year having added six in the first...
CareTech’s purchase of Cambian cleared by CMA

Net capacity boost for CareTech

Net capacity in residential and supported living at CareTech was 2,622 places at the year-end (2017: 2,534 places), a net increase of 88, its trading...

Engie to invest in over 55s housing projects 

Energy and services company Engie is investing £15m in over 55s purpose-built housing developments to help tackle the under-provision of homes for older people...

Somerset Care posts loss as costs bite

Rising costs and no increases in fee rates for dementia and nursing care impacted the financial performance of Somerset Care in the...