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Focused Healthcare rebrands to align closer to Voyage Care

Focused Healthcare has rebranded to Children’s Complex Care Ltd as part its strategy to align closer with its parent company Voyage Care. The rebrand decision...

Prevention and healthy ageing ‘vital’ to social care reform

Future care models need to focus on prevention and encouraging healthy living, rather than striving to meet rising demand with delivery. According to health policy...

Care homes struggling to effectively isolate residents, says survey

More than half of care homes cannot effectively isolate residents who are suspected to have Covid-19, an Alzheimer’s Society survey has found. The charity has...

Social care facing workforce exodus, research warns

A third of social care workers are looking to leave the sector within the next five years. This equates to more than half a million...

Briefing paper supports review into social care reforms

An independent review into adult social care reforms in Scotland offers a 'positive and constructive' approach to addressing the challenges the sector faces. In a...

Welsh social care sector begins post-Brexit planning

The Welsh government is funding research into how the social care workforce will be affected by Brexit to help the sector prepare for future...

Calls for mental health reforms to be properly funded

Proposed government reforms to the Mental Health Act aim to provide people with more control over their care and recognise an inpatient setting is...

Development of ‘care robots’ receives more than £30m investment

A research programme that could help develop ‘care robots’ has been launched with £34m of government investment. With one in seven people in the UK...

Covid-related care home deaths may have reached 5,000, says research

The number of Covid-related deaths in care homes may have reached more than 5,000, according to research carried out by LaingBuisson. A survey of 11...

Partnerships in Children’s Services up for sale

Foster care company Partnerships in Children’s Services is being sold by private equity firm Sovereign Capital Partners for an asking price of £100m, according...