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Beaufort Homes to be renamed following acquisition

Residential and assisted living property developer Trafalgar Property Group has bought retirement housing builder Beaufort Homes, which is to be renamed Trafalgar Retirement + Ltd. To...

£17m boost for children’s services

Councils are set to receive a £17m boost in funding to help support vulnerable children through social care services, the Children and Families Minister...

Caring Homes appoints Tracey Fletcher-Ray as md

Tracey Fletcher-Ray has been appointed managing director of the Caring Homes Group. She joins the company from Berendsen PLC where she was responsible for the...

Early Years Education drives growth in children’s nurseries market

LaingBuisson has launched the 14th edition of its Childcare UK Market Report which focuses on the nurseries market. There are 4.9 million children aged five...

Pharmacists to be deployed in care homes

Pharmacists will be recruited to go into care homes to reduce the risk of overmedication and ‘preventable’ hospital stays, as part of an initiative...

Designing for dementia

Evidence suggests a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people living with dementia. For those in the earlier...

Training staff to manage distressed behaviour

Alistair Kleebauer looks at some innovative approaches to help care workers understand what living with dementia is like Many UK care providers have found innovative...

Dementia care in the home

It’s become almost unquestioned that once an older person is found to have dementia, they should be moved into residential care - but is...

Scottish care workers leaving sector at an early stage

The care sector needs to provide staff with training and support that reflects the complexity of their roles or face the prospect of workers...

Care home study shows North West as worst performing region

Large variations in the quality of care homes at a regional and local authority level across England continues to exist, with the North West...