Thursday, October 17, 2019

Care2Connect snaps up Brooker Care

West Sussex homecare provider Care2Connect has bought Brooker Care - the East Grinstead-based service for an undisclosed sum. Brooker Care, which employs 25 members of...

Civitas property portfolio worth £516.6m

Civitas Social Housing reported a pre-tax profit of £36.9m for the period from 18 November 2016 to 31 March 2018, its latest financial statement...

Civitas passes £500m investment mark with latest acquisitions

Civitas Social Housing has bought five supported living properties for £9m, taking its investments in social housing properties in England and Wales since November...

Integrated care ‘complex and time consuming’, say MPs

There is no hard evidence that integrated care – at least in the short term – saves money, with the process being complex and...

Charities call for more support for unpaid carers

A group of eight social care charities are demanding better support for unpaid carers, as research suggests their mental and physical health is taking...

Free flu vaccinations for Welsh care home workers

Care home workers in Wales will join NHS staff in being offered free flu vaccinations this winter. Last winter there were 71 reported flu...

Quality staff vital for improving adult social care sector

Recruiting and retaining capable, valued and supported members of staff is critical to achieving high-quality care, a series of case studies has revealed. The Care...

Iain Anderson appointed chair of Oakland Care

Care home operator Oakland Care has appointed the former chief executive of the National Fostering (NFA), Iain Anderson (pictured), as its chair. Last month Anderson...

Fee freeze ‘insulting’ to care homes, says Care England 

Care England has told councils to take their legal duties seriously after some local authorities decided to freeze fees that are paid to care...

Green paper must deliver ‘substantial’ reforms, PM told

A joint letter from three leading health and care bodies has been sent to Prime Minister Theresa May, urging the government to increase NHS...