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Regard buys Cornish care provider

The Regard Group has bolstered its presence in the South West by buying Cornish specialist care operator Solar Care Homes for an undisclosed sum. The...

Social care sector faces a ‘staffing blackhole’

Social care faces a ‘staffing blackhole’ if temporary arrangements are not introduced to manage the initial impact of the government’s Immigration Bill. The warning comes...

Hancock intends to publish green paper before April

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has told the House Commons that he intends to publish the adult social care green paper before...
Statins reduce the cardiovascular disease risk in older people

Statins reduce cardiovascular disease risk in older people, study finds

Statin therapy should be more widely used among older people as it reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to Medical Research...

Fewer people receiving care despite growing demand, report finds

Analysis by The King’s Fund has revealed that more people are requesting care, but fewer adults are receiving it. The proportion of working-age adults approaching...

Children ‘not a priority’ in Jersey, says Ofsted

Jersey social services are not prioritising the needs of children amid a ‘legacy of widespread’ failures, Ofsted inspectors have concluded. A Jersey Care Commission report...

Two thirds of over 75s are delaying financial planning

More than two in three over 75s are delaying making financial plans for residential care until the government has introduced reforms to the social...
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Cambian reports revenue growth boosted by daily fees

Improved fees and a reduction in overheads led to revenue growth and rising EBITDA in the first half of the year at children’s specialist...

NFA chief executive to stand down

National Fostering Agency (NFA) chief executive Iain Anderson will be standing down from his position after ten years and replaced by David Leatherbarrow from...

Care groups express dismay over government’s immigration plans

The government’s points-based immigration system has been received with dismay by representative groups in the care sector. The system, which takes effect from 1 January,...