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Potential sleep-in costs put pressure on local services

Extra cash raised by councils to pay for social care services will be ‘wiped out’ by the cost of paying for the government’s National...
Thousands deprived of their liberty without proper assessment

Depression treatment in care homes lacking resources

Treatment for depression in care homes is under resourced and lacks adequate research, with further engagement on the issue needed to understand its prevalence. Research...

Engie to invest in over 55s housing projects 

Energy and services company Engie is investing £15m in over 55s purpose-built housing developments to help tackle the under-provision of homes for older people...

DfE extends autism trust’s contract

A programme that promotes partnerships within education designed to improve outcomes for children and young people with autism is being extended by two years. The...
CareTech positive over fee rises

Net capacity boost for CareTech

Net capacity in residential and supported living at CareTech was 2,622 places at the year-end (2017: 2,534 places), a net increase of 88, its trading...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

ADASS survey reveals fragility of social care market

Almost a third of councils in England have seen homecare providers close or cease trading in the last six months, according to the Association...

The best in health and social care celebrate in style at 13th LaingBuisson Awards

The 13th LaingBuisson Awards took place yesterday evening (15 November). More than 1,000 people were present at the annual awards ceremony which celebrates the best...

Healthcare professionals need to talk about death, says report

Doctors need to get better at having frank conversations earlier with terminally ill patients or those in the final stages of life, the Royal...
Diversification proves positive for Impact Healthcare

Impact Healthcare positive over property investments

Impact Healthcare REIT plans to add more properties to its portfolio in the remaining months of the year having added six in the first...
Care providers urged to engage with recruitment campaign

Care providers urged to engage with recruitment campaign

Adult social care providers are being encouraged to engage with a national recruitment campaign to help fill the 110,000 vacancies in the sector. The Every Day...