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Housing guide for older people released

A dementia-friendly guide has been published offering housing advice for older people. The 56-page booklet, created by Age Scotland, aims to help older people plan...

Social care premium proposed by MPs

People aged over 40 and employers should pay into a dedicated fund to meet the growing demand for adult social care, as the current...

New care home inspection standards to be introduced

New ways of inspecting care homes in Scotland will be rolled out from next week. Implementation of Health and Social Care Standards, which were published...

Signature Senior Lifestyle sold to Revera

Revera, a Canadian-based retirement living investor, has expanded its operations in the UK market with the acquisition high-end care home provider Signature Senior Lifestyle. Signature...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Social care should be recognised as growth sector, report concludes

The care sector should be granted with the same status as six other growth areas in the Scottish economy so it gets the recognition...

Hunt told workforce crisis looming

Three social care bodies have together written to health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt, warning him of a ‘dire need’ to improve the...

Terra Firma wins ‘admin error’ case

Private equity company Terra Firma has won a court case against H/2 Capital Partners after an error by the US hedge fund’s lawyers in...

Dozen councils get green light for digital tech pilots 

Twelve councils have been awarded £20,000 each as part of a scheme by NHS Digital to encourage the social care sector to embrace technology...

HC-One and GMB launch Careforce

HC-One and the GMB Union have joined forces to champion careers in the care sector. At an event at the House of Commons today (Wednesday),...

Care charities demand urgent action on sleep-ins

Representatives of UK providers caring for people with learning difficulties have written to the chair of the Charity Commission urging her to act on...