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Bubb calls for end to institutional care following latest Panorama exposé

The head of the taskforce set up to review inpatient services for people with learning disabilities in the wake of the Winterbourne View scandal...

DfE ends SLCN contract

The Department for Education (DfE) has discontinued a specialist Speech Language and Communication Needs (SLCN) contract it funded for ten years. Instead, the department has...

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...

New Directions expands training and recruitment offering

New Directions Health and Social Care has expanded its services to offer short and long-term nursing placements and permanent positions in private healthcare. A service...
Knight Frank launches inaugural senior living guide

Knight Frank launches inaugural senior living guide

Knight Frank has launched its inaugural Senior Living Guide, showcasing the best developments for older people in the UK. Schemes in the guide include urban...
Good guidance practice issued care providers

Ombudsman upholds two-thirds of unfair charging complaints

The Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman upheld 67% of complaints about unfair charging in adult social care in 2017/18, its annual review has...

Pandemic taking its toll on mental health of care workers

Three quarters of care workers have experienced worsened mental health because of their work during the pandemic. A survey of more than 1,200 care workers...

Innovation fund needed to support sector, NCF says

The next government should create an innovation transformation fund to help support the sector to develop new models of care. A pot of investment would...

Councils call for national taxation to help solve care funding

Nine in ten councils (89%) say national taxation must be part of the solution to securing the long-term financial stability of adult social care. The...

Early Years Education drives growth in children’s nurseries market

LaingBuisson has launched the 14th edition of its Childcare UK Market Report which focuses on the nurseries market. There are 4.9 million children aged five...