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HC-One and GMB launch Careforce

HC-One and the GMB Union have joined forces to champion careers in the care sector. At an event at the House of Commons today (Wednesday),...

Homecare a gamble too far?

Sarah Whitebloom confronts the reasons that keep homecare off the books of investors. For all its financial woes, investors should be piling into homecare, shouldn’t...

Appeal court decides in favour of Mencap over sleep-ins

The Court of Appeal judgement in the case of backdated sleep-in liabilities has decided in favour of Mencap - that it is only time...

Brexit uncertainty dents completions for Audley

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit negotiations led to a reduction in the number of expected completions at Audley Villages. The number of completions last year fell to...

Priory to open specialist school in Devon

The Priory Group is to open a school for young people with autism and learning difficulties in Tavistock, Devon, today (Monday 29 October). The behavioural...

Bubb calls for end to institutional care following latest Panorama exposé

The head of the taskforce set up to review inpatient services for people with learning disabilities in the wake of the Winterbourne View scandal...

NAO criticises DHSC for lack of workforce strategy

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has not published a workforce strategy for the past nine years and cannot demonstrate that the sector...

Care staff invited to share their opinions on sector

Health and care staff have been invited to take part in an engagement exercise launched by the Secretary of State for Health and Social...

Pre-tax loss grows 56.9% at Four Seasons Health Care Group

Four Seasons Health Care Group posted a growing pre-tax loss of £229.3m in 2018 (2017: £146.1m), its unaudited draft accounts show. Turnover during the year...

Hospices receive funding boost

Hospices and palliative care services will receive £25m to help improve the quality of end of life care. The money, which has been provided by...