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Retirement living market to hit £44bn by 2022, says Knight Frank

The private retirement market is estimated to reach a value of £44bn by 2022, according to research by Knight Frank. Its report, Retirement Living comes...

Charity partners with Centrica to give carers more paid leave

Carers UK has partnered with Centrica to try and help one million carers stay in or return to work by 2020. The energy and services...
Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Nursing weekly rate rise falls short, says care body

A 2% rise in NHS funded nursing care announced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will not meet the pressures that...
Supreme Court grants permission to appeal sleep-in judgment

Care providers avoid possible ‘catastrophic’ costs following court decision

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed appeals in the sleep-in case meaning UK care providers will not have to face ‘potentially catastrophic’ costs. The issue...

Social care responsibilities leading to tighter budgets, NAO report finds

Councils with social care responsibilities are increasingly having less headroom to find savings, with their share of spend in this area rising ten percentage...

Hunt criticises government over ‘reform vision’

Jeremy Hunt MP has criticised the government for only offering a ‘reform vision’ for social care rather than a ten-year plan as part of...

Opportunity to make decisive change in social care, says report

The government should use the coronavirus pandemic to undertake long term social care reform that delivers improvements in the sector and removes the historic...

Human rights training for Northern Ireland care staff

Social care staff in Northern Ireland are to receive human rights training as part of a government response to an inquiry into the treatment...

EBITDA at Four Seasons parent company dips

Lower care home occupancy and increased use of agency staff resulted in EBITDA at the parent of Four Seasons Health Care (FSHC) falling to...

Priory to open specialist school in Devon

The Priory Group is to open a school for young people with autism and learning difficulties in Tavistock, Devon, today (Monday 29 October). The behavioural...