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Rise in number of babies taken into care

The number of newborns subject to care proceedings has more than doubled between 2015 and 2018 in Wales. For every 10,000 births in the country in...

UKHCA calls for £8bn injection in social care

An extra £8bn per year should be injected into the sector, with councils and the NHS required to work with providers to calculate and...

L&G partners university to launch care research centre

Legal & General is partnering with the University of Edinburgh to set up an Advanced Care Research Centre (ACRC), which is designed to improve...

Dearth of prime care homes a barrier for investors, report finds

A lack of prime stock was a barrier for investors last year despite many remaining keen on investing in the care sector, Knight Frank’s...

Care staff to receive pay rise

Social care staff in Scotland will receive an immediate 3.3% pay increase backdated from 1 April. The move, agreed between the Scottish government and the...
Kate Terroni appointed as chief inspector of adult social care

Financial worries and Covid taking its toll, CQC insight report finds

Registered managers of adult social care services are suffering from burn out and extreme anxiety due to multiple deaths in settings and financial worries. Care...

Over-45s split over government approach towards social care policy

Just over half (52%) of over-45s believe agreeing a social care policy will become a priority for government, according to a care report. The finding...
Care services on brink of collapse, coalition tells PM

Coalition calls for PM to honour social care pledge

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been urged to honour his pledge to fix social care and set out a timetable for reform that addresses...

MPs raise concerns over mental and physical wellbeing of care staff

Additional pressure during the pandemic has led to workforce fatigue and ‘burnout’, impacting on the mental and physical wellbeing of NHS and care staff,...

Commission to explore role of technology in social care

The role of technology in a reformed social care system will be explored through a commission that has been set up by the Association...