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Re:Cognition Health launches autism clinic for children

Re:Cognition Health has expanded its children and young people’s service by launching an autism clinic to meet the increasing demand for assessments. Paediatrician Dr Christina...

Staff turnover remains high, Skills for Care reports

Turnover rates across social care remained high at 28.5% in 2020/21, equating to approximately 410,000 people leaving their jobs over the course of the...

Ministers must address ‘lack of knowledge’ of social care

Government ministers must address the lack of knowledge and experience of social care within the Department of Health and Social Care and senior levels...

Not-for-profit provider drops Hanover from trading name

Not-for-profit provider of housing and care to older people will use the name Anchor for all its services. Anchor was used for the organisation’s 114-care...

Second Action for Care setting placed in special measures

A second Action for Care setting has been placed in special measures and told to make urgent improvements by the regulator. A focused inspection by...

Affinity opens service to support vulnerable adults

Affinity Supporting People – part of National Care Group – has opened a service in Liverpool for vulnerable adults with learning difficulties. The property, which...

Adult social care’s contribution to economy grows, says report

An additional £6.1bn investment in long term care is needed to sustain the sector and release its full potential, a Skills for Care report...

Adult social care likely to remain ‘financial headache’ for councils

Adult social care could require an additional £5bn every year by the second half of the decade, as government reforms are ‘unlikely to be...

National Care Forum to take forward innovation hub

The National Care Forum (NCF) has taken over the running of the Care Innovation Hub and its annual challenge. The hub, which was established in...

Staffing concerns raised during CQC inspection

A residential care home run by Action for Care Ltd has been told to make urgent improvements because of concerns relating to management oversight...