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NACAS and CWC join forces to support care workforce

Policy, research and campaign work carried out by the National Association of Care and Support Workers (NACAS) is being transferred over to the Care...

MPs to hear evidence on Covid-19 preparations in social care

Professor Martin Green will give evidence to MPs next week on the impact coronavirus is likely to have on the social care sector. The Health...

Government allocates extra money to support social care

A total of £2.9bn is being made available to public services to support vulnerable people and free up hospital beds during the Covid-19 outbreak. Money will...

Civitas purchases properties for £19.6m

Civitas Social Housing Plc has purchased five freehold properties comprising 63 tenancies for £17.8m and exchanged contracts on a further deal worth £1.8m. The second...

Ageism has ‘far reaching consequences’, finds report

Attitudes to ageing are more negative than positive, according to Centre for Ageing Better research, with older people subject to damaging stereotypes.   The report, Doddery but dear?:...
Calls for guidance over extra care retirement communities

ReSI Housing receives Homes England investment partner status

Residential Secure Income (ReSI) Housing has received investment partner status from Homes England, the government body that funds affordable housing.  The status allows ReSI,...

Covid-19 guidance issued to local authority commissioners

Guidance has been issued to local authority commissioners to help support social care providers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Issued by the Association of Directors...
Target delivers portfolio diversification with investments

Target well placed despite challenges ahead

Target Healthcare REIT bought 11 assets for £109.6m in the second half of last year, diversifying the number of tenants it works with to...

Social care sector will need supporting, MPs told

MPs have been told the opportunity to support and strengthen social care must be taken so hospital beds can be made available to receive...

Scottish Care CEO posts video message offering care providers advice

Scottish Care chief executive Donald Macaskill has issued a video message to care providers outlining guidance on coronavirus. The guidance issued included precautions aimed...