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InProgress: the latest care developments

InProgress: the latest care developments  Care UK  Care UK and construction partner Lawrence Baker have begun building a two-storey £5m care home on Curbridge Road in...

Respite services need to change

Traditional respite services need to ‘fundamentally’ change to better support people with dementia, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has said. In an 86-page report,...

Care Protect expands into Ireland

Care Protect is continuing with its expansion by opening an office in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. The surveillance and monitoring systems company operates its monitoring...

£1.5bn ‘leaks out’ of care sector each year, says CHPI

One-tenth of the UK care home industry’s annual income ‘leaks out’ through rents, fees and profits, a report has claimed. Out of a total income...

Target buys care homes for £37m

Target Healthcare REIT has completed the purchase of two high-end properties in Cirencester in Gloucestershire and Camberley in Surrey for £37m. Both assets will be...

Social care green paper delayed

The government has delayed the publication of its social care green paper until the new year. A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said...
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 continues acquisition drive

Civitas Social Housing has acquired five regulated social housing facilities for £3.9m. The new additions, consisting of 27 tenancies, have been adapted as accommodation for...

CM meets… Andrew Knight

After playing a key role in running more than 1,000 pubs, restaurants and hotels, the chief executive of residential care services at Care UK...

Calls to end use of pain-inducing restraint techniques

Children with mental health issues, autism or learning disabilities should not be subjected to pain inducing techniques or solitary confinement while being detained, a...