Horizon appoints COO

Jemima Taylor has been appointed chief operating officer of specialist children’s services provider Horizon Care and Education. Taylor, who worked at Lifeways for 10 years...

Allied Healthcare seeks rescue plan as financial pressures bite

Allied Healthcare is planning to restructure its finances due to a ‘highly challenging environment’ that has placed pressure on the company. The homecare provider, which...

Research to identify housing needs of ageing population

Research into the housing stock of older people in Greater Manchester will be launched to identify the kind of accommodation an ageing population might...

CMG snaps up HCA for £12m

Homes Caring for Autism (HCA) has been sold to nationwide learning disability provider Care Management Group (CMG) for £12m. HCA is a group of ten...
Mental health service faces prosecution

Care home fined after death of resident

A care home has been fined after the death or a resident who slipped from her wheelchair and was not found by staff for...

Resident dies in Connington Court fire

A female resident has died after a fire broke out at a northeast London residential care home for adults with learning disabilities at around...

Half of siblings split in care

Too many children in foster care are being separated from their siblings, The Fostering Network has said. The charity is calling for fostering services to...

Bright Futures to run Reading children’s services

The provider that will be responsible for running children’s services at Reading Borough Council will be in place in October, following a government grant...

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...

Four Seasons talks extension agreed

Restructuring talks between Four Seasons Healthcare and H/2 Capital Partners, who own most of Four Seasons’ bond debt, have been extended to allow more...