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Learning from experience

Professor Martin Green, Care England chief executive, says the need to deliver outcomes quickly is imperative Covid-19 is the biggest health crisis that has...

Research to focus on Covid-19 impact on people living with dementia

Alzheimer’s Society is carrying out research about how coronavirus is impacting people living with dementia. Chair of Care England and founder of Hallmark Care Homes...

ARCO and CCN call for new planning classification

A planning classification should be introduced to incentivise the development of retirement communities, a report has suggested. The new C2R classification, which would fall between...

Residents and staff still waiting to be tested, survey finds

More than 4,000 staff and residents in not-for-profit care homes are still awaiting Covid-19 testing, analysis by the National Care Forum (NCF) has found.  A...

Programme to tackle over-medication in care homes launched

NHS England has recruited medical and clinical staff as part of its £20m programme to help prevent care home residents being given too much...

‘Dangerous’ to consider nationalising social care, says former cabinet minister

Incorporating social care into the NHS would be ‘dangerous’ and ‘wholly wrong’, former cabinet minister Damian Green has said. Speaking during a webinar on the...

VIDEO: Simon Parker speaks to Jeremy Walford

In this episode Simon Parker, founder of the care management consultancy SP&P, speaks to Jeremy Walford, managing director and founding trustee of Middleton Hall...

NAO criticises DHSC for lack of workforce strategy

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has not published a workforce strategy for the past nine years and cannot demonstrate that the sector...
Target delivers portfolio diversification with investments

Target REIT raises £94m in share issue

Target Healthcare REIT has raised £94m after it issued more than 87 million new shares. The shares were issued at a price of 108p. Malcolm Naish,...

Dementia care in the home

It’s become almost unquestioned that once an older person is found to have dementia, they should be moved into residential care - but is...