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Care Inspectorate publishes building and design guidance

New guidance on building care homes has been published by the Care Inspectorate in Scotland. The document is aimed at anyone designing or building a...

Calls for new tax model to pay for social care

A new property tax should be implemented to raise more than £2bn to help address gaps in public social care funding. The recommendation is one...

Review into learning disability deaths calls for care improvements

Collaboration and information sharing among care providers and agencies need to be strengthened after a review into the deaths of people with learning disabilities...

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...
Immigration rethink needed, Scottish Care leader tells MPs

Scottish Care slams government’s digital strategy

A government strategy into how digital technology can help improve health and care delivery in Scotland has been criticised by Scottish Care because it...

Accomplish backs NHSE initiative to stop overmedication

Specialist support provider Accomplish has pledged its backing to an NHS England (NHSE) initiative to crack down on the overmedication of people with learning...

Skills for Care updates inspections guide

Skills for Care has updated its Good and outstanding care guide which aims to help adult social care providers improve service provision and prepare...
People encouraged to raise care concerns

CQC appoints new chief executive

Ian Trenholm (pictured) will be the Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s new chief executive, with his record of delivering technological innovation in previous roles the...

Children’s social services not stable, says Education Policy Institute

Vulnerable children are not receiving adequate support from social care services in the face of cost pressures and recruitment problems, an Education Policy Institute...

Christie & Co completes care home sales

Business property adviser Christie & Co has completed the sale of two care homes. The first deal is the sale of Andover Nursing Home in...