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Former health secretary calls for integrated care in digital age

In an era of ‘digital exchange and artificial intelligence’ there can be no reason why people using the health and care system should suffer...

Half of children’s services budget spent on young people in care

Half of the £8.6bn children’s services budget in England is spent on 73,000 young people in the care system, research by the Institute for...
Andrew Ovey, head of healthcare at AXA IM-RA

AXA Investment Managers expands in France

The owner of the Retirement Villages Group Ltd has bought a portfolio of care homes in Paris in France for an undisclosed sum. The eight...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

ADASS survey reveals fragility of social care market

Almost a third of councils in England have seen homecare providers close or cease trading in the last six months, according to the Association...

Engie to invest in over 55s housing projects 

Energy and services company Engie is investing £15m in over 55s purpose-built housing developments to help tackle the under-provision of homes for older people...

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...