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Calls for action on developments of housing with care

The housing with care sector is calling for urgent action to stop the country from falling further behind in the delivery of new social...

Homecare business fined for operating without registration

Owners of Golden Years Caring at Home Ltd in Cosham, Portsmouth, have been ordered to pay more than £44,000 by magistrates after they were...

Young people detained in hospitals vulnerable to abuse, report finds

Coronavirus has left the human rights of young people in detention who are autistic or have learning disabilities vulnerable to abuse. A report by the...

Allocation of pandemic funding ‘remains unclear’, says NAO

A lack of clarity over the allocation of funding during the pandemic has left many care providers facing an uncertain future. At the end of...

‘Fragile’ care markets susceptible to failure, ADASS report concludes

Coronavirus has made ‘extremely fragile’ care markets even more susceptible to failure, according to directors of adult social services. Before the pandemic directors across England...

Occupancy could take longer than two years to recover, FSHC boss says

Occupancy rates in care homes may not return to pre-Covid levels for two years or even longer, the chief executive of Four Seasons Health...

Health and social care integration can lead to flexible career paths, inquiry told

Health and social care integration in Denmark has led to a professionalised workforce that has the flexibility to work across both fields, UK MPs...

David Pearson to chair social care taskforce

A taskforce has been set up to implement the government’s social care action plan and support care homes to help end transmission of coronavirus...

Whole care home testing rolled out to more settings

Coronavirus testing is now being offered to a wider range of settings, including specialist learning disability and mental health adult care homes. Roll-out of the...

Face-covering measures should include care settings, says BMA

Face-covering measures should be extended to cover social care settings, the British Medical Association (BMA) has said. From next week (15 June) face-coverings will be...