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More housing for older people needed says CLG Committee

The House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee has called on the Government to recognise the link between homes and health in the...

Offshore caring

Sarah Whitebloom looks at the difficulties in finding out exactly who owns who in UK care Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who guards the guards? Depending...

CM meets… Justin Hutchens of HC-One

Filling the shoes of a sector figure like Chai Patel was never going to be an easy task. Eleanore Robinson meets the HC-One chief...

February 2018 – latest care developments

Care developer Albion Care Communities has acquired a 70-bed care home site spanning 2.68 acres in Hereford. The site has full planning permission secured...

Four Seasons agrees £70m loan with H/2 Capital

Four Seasons Health Care announced this morning that H/2 Capital Partners is to provide up to £70m in funding to help the care home...

On the edge?

Colin Angel asks whether a Carillion-style  collapse could happen in homecare Following the sudden collapse of Carillion, a number of people have asked whether the...

New beginnings

The New Year has started with a new ministerial team and the strengthened role for social care within the Department and the title of...

Ombudsman appoints new members

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has appointed two members to its governing board, the Commission for Local Administration in England. Deep Sagar has...

Charging after death

Following publication of the findings from it’s inquiry into UK care homes at the end of last year, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)...

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...