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Social care in need of immediate cash injection, says ADASS president

The care sector needs additional funds and extra staff to support its workforce and avoid a collapse of its services, council directors have said. The...

Nazareth Care Charitable Trust posts loss as occupancy is hit

Average occupancy in some care homes operated by Nazareth Care Charitable Trust was as low as 66%, its latest financial results have revealed. For the...
Profits slide after tough regulatory year for Runwood Homes

Friends of the Elderly reduces reliance on agency staff

Friends of the Elderly has reduced its reliance on agency staff by 27% due to better recruitment policies. Despite higher sickness among staff and periods...

Ambient appoints chief information officer

Not-for-profit care provider Ambient Support has appointed Lee Hodgson to the newly developed role of chief information officer. He will lead and develop Ambient’s integrated...

Career progression lacking for BAME care staff, MPs told

Social care staff from ethnic minority backgrounds struggle to progress with their careers due to a lack of support, a group of MPs have...

CIC delivers rising income despite care home division challenges

Community Integrated Care (CIC) has increased income levels but its older people’s care homes division in England faced ‘another challenging year’. The division, which operates...

Exemplar Health Care to invest £20m on five projects

Exemplar Health Care plans to invest £20m on five new homes in the UK over the next 12 months. The provider has 32 homes across...

Joanna Stone joins Nobilis as head of HR

Homecare provider Nobilis has appointed Joanna Stone as its head of human resources. Stone has nearly 20 years’ experience in HR and personnel development in...

Sheffcare CEO appointed to CQC board as non-executive member

The chief executive of Sheffcare has been appointed to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) board as a non-executive member. Belinda Black, a registered mental health...

Free PPE for care providers extended to summer

Care providers will continue to receive free personal protective equipment (PPE) until the end of June. The scheme, which was originally announced to be rolled...