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Agincare considers viability of contracts despite rising profit

Adult social care saves NHS £60m

Adult social care saved the NHS almost £60m last year by helping reduce pressure on the service, analysis by the Association of Directors of...

Civitas buys social housing properties for £37.6m

Civitas Social Housing PLC has bought a portfolio of 67 social housing properties with 362 tenancies for £37.6m. The properties, all in England, will be...

Sunrise Senior Living signs up to dementia trial

Care home staff at Sunrise Senior Living UK will be taking part in a training programme designed to help them support people with dementia...
EU care workers’ qualifications to be recognised after Brexit

Brexit could mean 115,000 fewer care workers, says report

Ending freedom of movement after Brexit could lead to 115,000 fewer social care workers by 2026, a report has said. Think tank Global Future said...

HMRC confirms SCCS will continue to operate

The social care compliance scheme (SCCS) will continue to operate with participating providers having to complete and submit their declarations to Her Majesty’s Revenue...

CQC cancels domiciliary care service registration

Domiciliary care service Satellite Consortium Limited (SCL) in Haringey, north London, has had its registration cancelled by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), effectively closing...
Commissioner outlines three priorities for older people

Older People’s Commissioner for Wales sets out ambition

Heléna Herklots has invited individuals and organisations to work with her to improve the lives of older people in Wales. The Older People’s Commissioner for...

One in ten putting aside money to pay for care

Just one in ten adults (12%) aged 55 and over are putting aside money to pay for their future care, according to consumer watchdog...
Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

‘Care Isa’ could form part of green paper

A ‘care Isa’ is being considered as part of the Government’s adult social care green paper, according to The Sunday Telegraph. The Isas would be...

Extra care homes planned for Cornwall

Cornwall Council plans to create 3,500 extra care housing units across the county by 2025, as it aims to reduce pressure on its adult...