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Adjuvo expands into North East

Care provider Adjuvo Care & Support has expanded into North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, with plans to hire ten care workers each month over...

‘Decisive political action’ needed to solve adult social care

Health Foundation analysis has revealed England spends less on publicly funded adult social care per person than Scotland and Wales, with the gap widening. In...

Number of over 90s on the rise

The number of people aged 90 years and over continues to rise, with 579,776 in the UK last year. Among those aged 90 years and...

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...

Tonkiss to be interim CEO at McCarthy & Stone

John Tonkiss, McCarthy & Stone chief operating officer, will assume the role of interim chief executive from 1 September, until a permanent replacement for...

Legal & General launches Guild Living

Legal & General has launched Guild Living, a developer and operator of urban later living communities, as part of a partnership with a team...

Care staff need better training on sexuality of residents, says Scottish Care

Staff in care homes should be better trained to understand the sexual needs of older residents, including people with dementia, a report has concluded. In...

Most people not planning how they will fund their care

Roughly half of English adults do not know what ‘social care’ means and have not planned how they will pay for their care when...
Robert Kilgour hits out at care home spending inaction

Renaissance Care targets further growth after additions

Scottish entrepreneur Robert Kilgour has added two Lanarkshire care homes to the Renaissance Care portfolio, taking the total number of sites north of the...

One Housing appoints Steve Douglas as chair

Steve Douglas, the co-chief executive of social housing consultants Altair Ltd, has been appointed chair of One Housing. He joins an executive team, which includes...