Sunday, February 17, 2019

Care groups write to home secretary over immigration plans

Care organisations have written to the Home Secretary Sajid Javid regarding amendments to immigration rules ahead of Britain’s exit from the European...
Avison Young completes acquisition of GVA

Avison Young completes acquisition of GVA

Global commercial real estate firm Avison Young has acquired UK-based GVA, for an undisclosed sum. The two companies will combine under the brand - Avison...
More than 600 people quit their jobs each day to look after older and disabled relatives

Carers forced to quit work to look after relatives

More than 600 people quit their jobs each day to look after older and disabled relatives, research by Carers UK has revealed. It found that...

Safety guidance for care providers released

Safety advice has been published online by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to help managers running health and care services. The guidance, ‘learning from safety...

Octopus Healthcare adds £133m to fund

Octopus Healthcare has added £133.5m to its care home fund, while also buying seven properties in a separate deal. Total equity raised for the fund...
Health and social care integration must happen quicker

Health and social care integration must happen quicker, says report

The pace of integrating health and social care services needs to increase, a joint report by the Scottish government and Convention of Scottish Local...
Britons have negative outlook about getting old, says survey

Postal workers to help tackle loneliness among older people

The Home Office will pilot a scheme with Royal Mail, private enterprise, local authorities and the voluntary sector to help identify and support older...

Rising weekly fees help increase turnover at Greensleeves

A rising average weekly fee of 8.2% helped Greensleeves Homes Trust post increased turnover and net income growth. The average fee rose to £871, according...
Health and social care integration must happen quicker

Scottish health secretary offers EU social care staff support

Scottish Health Secretary Jeane Freeman (pictured) has written to EU social care staff to set out the support available amid uncertainty surrounding...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish MPs told technological innovation must not replace care staff

Care sector representative bodies have warned a group of SMPs that innovation and technological advancements should not be used to replace human beings when...