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State pension model proposed to fund care

A former cabinet minister has set out proposals identifying how to plug a £2.75bn funding gap in social care. Damian Green MP, who commissioned the...

Caring Homes appoints Tracey Fletcher-Ray as md

Tracey Fletcher-Ray has been appointed managing director of the Caring Homes Group. She joins the company from Berendsen PLC where she was responsible for the...

Operating margins on the rise at Mears

The Mears Group’s care division experienced a good first half of the year with operating margins increasing in line with guidance, the provider said...

Social care concerns over immigration plans

Concerns have been raised as to whether visa proposals in the government’s immigration white paper will encourage the numbers of social care staff needed...
Ashley House reports losses

Lack of financial closures results in losses for Ashley House

Ashley House posted a pre-tax loss of £1.7m during the half-year to 31 October 2018 as no schemes reached financial close. The health and social...
Financial strain for ‘sandwich’ generation, YouGov poll finds

Real living wage rise to benefit care staff

Care staff that work for real living wage employers across the country are set for a pay rise as rates increase per hour to...
Health and social care integration must happen quicker

New health and older people ministers appointed to Scottish cabinet

Jeane Freeman has been promoted to cabinet secretary for health and sport in the Scottish government, taking over from Shona Robison who will be leaving...

Supply of private senior living housing to grow 30%

The supply of private housing for older people is set to rise by 30% in the next five years, with growth concentrated in the...

No-deal Brexit should not derail social care reforms, says Care England leader

Care England chief executive Professor Martin Green has said reforms to social care should not come under threat because of turmoil surrounding Brexit. A report...

Councils warned over care home fees

Councils have been warned to be accurate when charging for care home fees following a complaint against North Somerset Council. The Local Government and Social...