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Sunrise Senior Living to pay £2m in compensation

Sunrise Senior Living is to pay more than £2m in compensation to former residents unfairly charged upfront fees, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...

Ashley House proceeds to construction phase of projects

Health and community care property partner Ashley House has achieved financial close on three projects and can now move on to the building phase...
Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Care work’s poor public image needs urgent attention, say MPs

Reversing the poor public image that care work has is urgently needed to help boost recruitment and retention across the sector, which is in...

Lack of care home provision puts children at risk, says MP

Children are facing a life of criminality and homelessness because of a lack of care home provision in their local area. Speaking during a debate...

Care Inspectorate publishes building and design guidance

New guidance on building care homes has been published by the Care Inspectorate in Scotland. The document is aimed at anyone designing or building a...

Calls for new tax model to pay for social care

A new property tax should be implemented to raise more than £2bn to help address gaps in public social care funding. The recommendation is one...

Review into learning disability deaths calls for care improvements

Collaboration and information sharing among care providers and agencies need to be strengthened after a review into the deaths of people with learning disabilities...

NFA chief executive to stand down

National Fostering Agency (NFA) chief executive Iain Anderson will be standing down from his position after ten years and replaced by David Leatherbarrow from...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish Care slams government’s digital strategy

A government strategy into how digital technology can help improve health and care delivery in Scotland has been criticised by Scottish Care because it...

Accomplish backs NHSE initiative to stop overmedication

Specialist support provider Accomplish has pledged its backing to an NHS England (NHSE) initiative to crack down on the overmedication of people with learning...