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Stable returns

LaingBuisson’s Investing in Healthcare and Real Estate conference heard from a broad range of speakers and panellists. Deven Pamben was in attendance to find...

Skills for Care launches programme to support ethnic minority workers

A training programme has been developed to support people from ethnic minority backgrounds working in social care. The Forefront Programme, launched by workforce development and...

Minister appoints four members to Care Inspectorate board

Four people have been appointed as members of the Care Inspectorate board by minister for mental wellbeing and social care Kevin Stewart. Charlotte Armitage, Audrey...

Spend on agency staff drops ‘significantly’ at MacIntyre Care

MacIntyre Care has cut its agency spend by 46% as it continues to ‘focus relentlessly’ on reducing levels of staff vacancies. The charity said ‘intense...

Norse Care posts rising revenue and EBITDA

Additional revenue from Norfolk County Council and the infection control fund helped Norse Care Ltd report growing revenue and EBITDA. Its latest financial results for...

Winners or losers?

How might care funding reforms affect care providers? John Wearing, partner in the health and social care team at Anthony Collins Solicitors, explains It is...

Ethnic minorities put off from moving in later life, research finds

Barriers are preventing individuals from ethnic minorities moving into housing for older people. These include existing stock not culturally or religiously situated, stigma within some...

Workforce shortages leading to increasing unmet need

Almost 170,000 hours a week of homecare could not be delivered because of a shortage of care workers during the first three months of...

Hunt criticises government over ‘reform vision’

Jeremy Hunt MP has criticised the government for only offering a ‘reform vision’ for social care rather than a ten-year plan as part of...

Stabilising the system

As the health and social care tax comes into force, Ellie Robinson examines state-funded provision and how the cap may impact it The health and...