Losses balloon at Tunstall Healthcare

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...
Playing the waiting game

Foster care providers join forces

Core Assets Group (CAG) and Partnerships in Children’s Services (PiCS) have joined forces to deliver fostering and young people’s services across the...

HMRC confirms SCCS will continue to operate

The social care compliance scheme (SCCS) will continue to operate with participating providers having to complete and submit their declarations to Her Majesty’s Revenue...

Tonkiss to be interim CEO at McCarthy & Stone

John Tonkiss, McCarthy & Stone chief operating officer, will assume the role of interim chief executive from 1 September, until a permanent replacement for...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish Care launches paper to tackle ethics in technology

A national awareness and information strategy around the positive use of technology for social care should be developed to help address some of the...

Potential sleep-in costs put pressure on local services

Extra cash raised by councils to pay for social care services will be ‘wiped out’ by the cost of paying for the government’s National...
Thousands deprived of their liberty without proper assessment

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...

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...

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...