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Over 65s prioritise location when choosing a home

Location is the most important factor for the over 65s when choosing a property, research from Knight Frank has shown. Its Senior Living Survey found...

Over-prescribing of medicines putting care home residents at risk

Older people are being put at risk due to the amounts of medication they are prescribed and the resulting side effects. Age UK said nearly...
Diversification proves positive for Impact Healthcare

Impact’s portfolio valuation grows 47%

The valuation of Impact Healthcare REIT’s portfolio grew 47.4% to £271.6m as at 30 June 2019 (30 June 2018: £184.3m), with the investor adding...
Aviva launches new private medical insurance service

Norse Care targets self-pay customers

Norse Care is targeting growth of 10% in private payer income through additional rooms it is adding to its portfolio. The provider of care homes...

Care work the biggest night occupation, research shows

Care staff account for most night workers in the UK with 432,000 employees, research has found. This was followed by nurses and midwives (232,000) and...
Diversification proves positive for Impact Healthcare

Impact Healthcare raises £35m

Impact Healthcare REIT has raised £35m from the placing of new ordinary shares. The company’s investment manager is working on several transactions which, if completed,...

Think tank calls for ‘bold reform’ agenda to help tackle social care ‘crisis’

A package of interventions covering funding, workforce and ethical commissioning has been proposed to help reform adult social care. A report published by the Institute...

McCarthy & Stone reports solid performance despite dip in profit  

McCarthy & Stone has delivered revenue of £725m (2018: 672m), which was supported by a 3% rise in the average selling price of its...

Unfit for purpose

Investors and providers have begun the year in buoyant mood. After the Brexit fog and general election, 2020 could see much-needed investment in care...
Karen Knight, managing director, NorseCare

NorseCare managing director to step down

Karen Knight is to step down as managing director of NorseCare on 31 January after more than eight years in the role. Knight began her...