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EU care workers’ qualifications to be recognised after Brexit

CBI calls for ‘dynamic system’ to meet healthcare pressures

More training places need to be made available to help match workforce requirements in the healthcare sector, reducing the reliance on international workers. A report...

Treating providers as partners

Partner at Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP Matthew Wort focuses on the importance of collaboration to ensuring the delivery of high-quality care With many challenges facing...

Sleep-ins the Mencap decision

Trowers & Hamlins LLP partner Emma Burrows examines the appeal court’s judgement on sleep-ins The Court of Appeal’s decision in Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake...

Pensioners willing to downsize, survey reveals

More than four million pensioners would consider downsizing, the latest retirement confidence index from McCarthy & Stone has revealed. The annual snapshot, which is produced...

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...