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Workforce development innovation fund opens

Applications are being accepted for the Skills for Care workforce development innovation fund which will support social care providers to improve service provision and...

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...

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...
CareTech positive over fee rises

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...

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...

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...
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...
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...

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

ADASS survey reveals fragility of social care market

Almost a third of councils in England have seen homecare providers close or cease trading in the last six months, according to the Association...