Gender pay gap declaration deadline looms

Social care providers with more than 250 employees have until midnight today (Wednesday) to declare their gender pay gap (GPG) data. By law large and...

Double deal for Target Healthcare

UK-listed investor Target Healthcare REIT has purchased a development site in West Yorkshire and exchanged contracts to buy a care home in Powys for...

Four in ten waiting more than a month to leave Scottish hospitals

Forty percent of older people in Scottish hospitals are having to wait over a month to leave despite being ready to go because care...
Professor Martin Green says ageism is alive and kicking

Councils accused of ‘abandoning old people’

Councils have been accused of abandoning old people by failing to properly fund care home places. Analysis by Care England found that many local authorities...
Ageism takes toll on people’s health

Number of over 85s requiring care to double, research predicts

The number of adults aged 85 years or older needing round-the-clock care will almost double to 446,000 in England over the next two decades,...

Signature Senior Lifestyle sold to Revera

Revera, a Canadian-based retirement living investor, has expanded its operations in the UK market with the acquisition high-end care home provider Signature Senior Lifestyle. Signature...

Caring Homes appoints Tracey Fletcher-Ray as md

Tracey Fletcher-Ray has been appointed managing director of the Caring Homes Group. She joins the company from Berendsen PLC where she was responsible for the...

Action group urges Scotland to take lead on tackling loneliness

Charities and organisations have called on the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to lead from the front and ensure that Scotland becomes the world leader...

Opportunities beckon for care home sector, says report

The UK care home sector is ‘brimming with opportunities’ for providers as long as they are prepared to adapt and innovate. Accountancy firm Grant Thornton...
Good guidance practice issued care providers

London care provider issued with rare warning

A rare public notice has been issued by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman against a provider in London for not...