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Saga’s new care service helps grow revenue

Revenue at domiciliary provider Saga Healthcare grew by 7.4% to £5.6m (2017: £5.2m) in the year ended 31 January 2018, with the company adding...
Absence of social care funding concerns MPs

Lack of plan for integrating health and care, MPs conclude

Successive governments have failed to make joined-up health and social care provision work in the country despite 20 years of mooting plans, according to...

Care sector ‘teetering on the edge of a cliff’

Labour MPs have hit out at the government in a parliamentary debate for not doing enough to tackle the ongoing crisis in social care. During...

MPs demand care workers receive flu vaccine

Flu vaccination uptake among care workers looking after older people is at best around 25%, survey results have shown. A group of MPs said they...

Housing with care a legal view

Partner at CMS Candice Blackwood provides an insight into housing with care arrangements Cost of care for the elderly last year was estimated to be...
EU care workers’ qualifications to be recognised after Brexit

No-deal Brexit to worsen recruitment problems, says Care England

A no-deal Brexit risks worsening recruitment problems in the care sector, an inquiry has been told. In evidence submitted to the Health and Social Care...
Care worker’s lacking ‘collective voice’, report finds

Raise status of social care workforce, says committee

Action needs to be taken in raising the status of the social care workforce, so employees see the sector as an attractive career that...

PRS confused over its target audience, says ARCO exec

The private rented sector (PRS) is being held back because it is confused about its target audience, Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO) executive director...

ARCO slams government leasehold reforms

The Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO) has criticised government plans to tackle unfair practices in the leasehold sector, arguing that reforms are not the...

Ageism could become a hate crime

Elderly people could be protected under hate crime laws as part of a wide-ranging review by the Law Commission. The legal reform body has been...