Sunday, February 17, 2019

Liverpool’s health and social care systems reviewed

Health and social care services in Liverpool need to be more joined-up if outcomes for older people are to be improved in the city,...

RCN wants NHS pay deal extended to social care staff

The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has called for the NHS pay deal to be extended to social care staff to avoid a ‘dangerous imbalance’ in the healthcare system. In a...

Tunstall buoyed by global revenues despite UK pressures

Declining turnover at Tunstall Healthcare Group Ltd’s UK and Ireland business due to difficult trading conditions in the assisted living market could not dampen...

NHS Confederation petition demands government action

A petition calling on the government to commit to a funding plan for health and social care up to 2035 in response to ‘crippling’...

Care home insolvencies soar

The number of care home businesses entering insolvency has leaped 83% because of ongoing pressures in the sector, research by accountancy firm Moore Stephens...

Japan’s social care system offers opportunities, says Nuffield Trust

The UK government can learn important lessons from Japan in how it plans to reform the long-term care of older people, a Nuffield Trust...

CSA demands government action on care crisis

The Care and Support Alliance (CSA) has called on health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt to urgently address the social care crisis after...

Orchard Street buys care home for pension fund client

Commercial property investment manager Orchard Street has bought a residential care home on behalf of a pension fund client for £14.2m. Bought from real estate...

Sleep-in crisis threatening care providers, survey concludes

More than two-thirds of care operators feel that their business is coming under threat because of the sleep-in pay crisis, a survey has revealed. Research...

Occupancy levels remain unchanged at CareTech

Occupancy levels remained unchanged at CareTech in the half year to 31 March 2018, as net capacity grew by 1.5%. The provider of specialist social...