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Danshell opens first supported living service

Danshell, a specialist UK support provider for people with autism and learning disabilities, has opened its first supported living service in Staffordshire. The service will...
Mental health service faces prosecution

Care home fined after death of resident

A care home has been fined after the death or a resident who slipped from her wheelchair and was not found by staff for...

Sleep-in crisis threatening care providers, survey concludes

More than two-thirds of care operators feel that their business is coming under threat because of the sleep-in pay crisis, a survey has revealed. Research...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

ADASS president writes to PM about ‘failing care market’

The president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has written to Prime Minister Theresa May, saying eight years’ worth of...

Operating margins on the rise at Mears

The Mears Group’s care division experienced a good first half of the year with operating margins increasing in line with guidance, the provider said...

Matt Hancock appointed health and social care secretary

The fallout from the resignations of the foreign and Brexit secretaries yesterday (Monday 9 July) have led to ministerial changes at the Department of...

RCN launches resource for care home staff

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has released an online resource to support nursing staff working in care homes. Care Home Journey provides members with...

One in ten putting aside money to pay for care

Just one in ten adults (12%) aged 55 and over are putting aside money to pay for their future care, according to consumer watchdog...

Profit to take a dip at McCarthy & Stone

Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone is expected to report operating profit for the year to be between £65m and £73m, down from £96m it...

Number of over 90s on the rise

The number of people aged 90 years and over continues to rise, with 579,776 in the UK last year. Among those aged 90 years and...