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Hallmark Foundation calls for more accurate monitoring of unmet need

An Office for Care and Ageing Well should be created to monitor and report unmet needs and promote sustainable ways to deliver better care...

Skills for Care promotes student nursing placements within sector

Skills for Care has launched guidance to support and promote student nursing placements within social care. Funded by Health Education England, it is aimed at...

Homecare Association elects new board members

Five new non-executive directors have been elected to the board of the Homecare Association.  At its annual general meeting in Birmingham last week, the membership...

Cera’s expansion drive continues with deal for CRG Homecare and Allied

Cera Care’s growth strategy is continuing at pace with the acquisition of CRG Homecare and Allied Healthcare, for an undisclosed sum. The latest deal follows...

Impact Healthcare progressing with pipeline of investments

Impact Healthcare REIT is continuing to progress with a ‘strong and growing’ pipeline of investment opportunities, several of which are in exclusivity. In a business...

Peers take aim at government’s social care plans

Money raised from the government’s planned health and social care levy will not solve the sector’s problems and represent a ‘failed opportunity’, the House...

Data follows ‘expected pattern’ for self-funding care home residents

Care home occupancy in England averaged at 84.7% between 2019 and 2020, official statistics have revealed. A total of 391,927 of 462,460 care home beds...
Robert Kilgour hits out at care home spending inaction

Independent care home operators join forces ahead of inquiry

Care home operators have joined forces ahead of the national public inquiry into the handling of the coronavirus pandemic in Scotland. Independent Care Homes Scotland...

New kids on the block

The children’s services sector is primed for further growth. Dr Joe Taylor, head of the North, and Dr Michelle Tempest, partner, of Candesic, examine...

Swanton increases footprint with acquisitions

Specialist residential care provider Swanton has increased its footprint in the UK with the acquisitions of LH Social Care and Lavender Group Homes. Swanton, which...