Gender pay gap declaration deadline looms

Social care providers with more than 250 employees have until midnight today (Wednesday) to declare their gender pay gap (GPG) data. By law large and...

Pilot GP service for nursing homes results in fewer emergency admissions

A pilot GP service offering daily support to four nursing homes has resulted in a 36% drop in emergency admissions to hospital, with the...

Disability charities merge to protect social care services

Two disability charities are joining forces to help protect frontline social care services across Scotland. Enable Scotland and Sense Scotland are entering a partnership agreement...

Circle Health joins data pledge

Circle Health has joined an initiative to encourage organisations to improve on the handling of personal information and be clearer to consumers about what...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish MPs told technological innovation must not replace care staff

Care sector representative bodies have warned a group of MSPs that innovation and technological advancements should not be used to replace human beings when...
Mental health hospital placed into special measures by CQC

More work needed to support local AMHP services, says CQC

More needs to be done to support local approved mental health professionals (AMHPs) deliver their roles effectively, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has said. In...
Mental health service rated ‘inadequate’ by CQC

CQC announces changes to regulatory fees

Some social care providers will see their annual regulatory fees rise under a revamped cost structure announced by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The charges,...

Hft demands clarity around social care ahead of Brexit

Learning disabilities charity Hft is calling for greater clarity from the government on the impact Brexit will have on the social care sector after...

Danshell opens first supported living service

Danshell, a specialist UK support provider for people with autism and learning disabilities, has opened its first supported living service in Staffordshire. The service will...

Impact Healthcare REIT strengthens portfolio

Impact Healthcare REIT has bought a Bristol care home for £4.9m in a sale and leaseback transaction. The home operates as two units on one...