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Adult social care employers contribute £46bn to economy

Adult social care employers contribute £46.2bn to the UK economy, a report commissioned by Skills for Care and Development has revealed. Attempting to determine the...

Agincare finds recruitment and retention challenging

Recruitment and retention remains a ‘major challenge’ for Agincare, the independent care provider has highlighted in its latest financial report. Its group strategic report for...
Social care organisations write to minister over mental capacity changes

CM meets… Caroline Dinenage

After running her own business for twenty years care minister Caroline Dinenage now faces a different challenge How did you come to work in health...
More than 6,250 care homes sign up to digital tool

ADASS president writes to PM about ‘failing care market’

The president of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has written to Prime Minister Theresa May, saying eight years’ worth of...
Realities of trying to meet costs highlighted in Age UK report

Older people facing problems in accessing care at home

Queries to Age UK from older people and their families have revealed a catalogue of issues about social care at home. Research between September 2017...

Rising from the ashes

Care Workers Charity CEO Alex Ramamurthy discusses challenges facing employees It may surprise you to know that pre-2009 there was no national charity aimed at...

Children being ‘pinged’ about the care system

Thousands of children are ‘pinging’ around the care system, changing homes, schools or social worker. Publishing her second stability index, an annual report which tracks...

Losses grow at Cambian subsidiary

Cambian Autism Services Ltd, a subsidiary of the Cambian Group, saw its losses grow to £7.4m in the 12 months to 31 December 2017,...

CMA issues death-fee charging advice

Care home operators should not shy away from discussing the ‘rights and obligations’ of residents if they die, guidance issued by the UK’s competition...
Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Housing & Care 21 boosts staff salaries

Housing & Care 21 has increased pay for its care workers by 10% above the national living wage and introduced guaranteed hours contracts in...