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Brighterkind care homes for sale, says report

Terra Firma has put a £225m price tag on 24 Brighterkind care homes that continue to be subject to a legal dispute, it has...
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 country. The new...

Confusing contracts causing concern, claims Which?

Care homes are failing to provide contracts and neglecting to tell residents and their families about important terms and conditions, a Which? investigation has...

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...
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...

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...