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Access to funded domiciliary care declining, says report

The number of people receiving local authority funded domiciliary care has been in steady decline since 2009 putting more pressure on the duties of...

Turnover dips at Mears Group

Housing and care provider Mears Group has reported an 8% fall in turnover to £435.3m (2017: £470.8m) for the first six months of the...

Cash boost for supported and specialised housing

Thousands of homes designed for people needing extra support will be built over the next three years, the government has announced. Supported and specialised housing...

Scottish care home has service suspended

Muirhead Care Home has had an interim suspension order taken out against it after inspectors found ‘vulnerable’ residents were being ‘tied to chairs with...

Audley Group to build 19th luxury village

Luxury retirement provider Audley Group has exchanged contracts on a site in Cobham, Surrey, which will be home to its 19th high-end village. It will...

CQC cancels Carlton House registration

Carlton House in Croydon has had its registration cancelled by the Care Quality Commission - effectively closing it down. The home remained rated Inadequate at...

Social care improvements help delayed transfer figures

The number of NHS delayed transfers because of social care problems has fallen by 40%. Figures released by NHS England for June show that the...
Diversification proves positive for Impact Healthcare

Impact Healthcare positive over property investments

Impact Healthcare REIT plans to add more properties to its portfolio in the remaining months of the year having added six in the first...

Leonard Cheshire to offload 17 care homes

Leonard Cheshire is selling off a ‘small minority’ of its properties, with the cash raised being invested in other residential and outreach services. The charity...

Children in care should receive more boarding places, says Education Minister

The Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi has said private schools should offer more boarding places to looked-after children to improve outcomes for them and to...