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Children put at risk by ‘postcode lottery for support’, says inquiry

A postcode lottery of social care support is putting vulnerable children at risk, MPs today warned. An inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Children...
Robert Kilgour hits out at care home spending inaction

Lessons from Scotland

Alistair Kleebauer looks at the Scottish care model to find out if it could be implemented in other UK countries A recent report by the...
Fee rises boost MPS Care turnover

Earmarking funds for health and social care

Hypothecated funding is on the political agenda. Deven Pamben assesses the arguments for and against. The decision to give the NHS a funding boost of...

Matt Hancock appointed health and social care secretary

The fallout from the resignations of the foreign and Brexit secretaries yesterday (Monday 9 July) have led to ministerial changes at the Department of...

CareTech approaches Cambian over deal

CareTech Holdings is in discussions with the Cambian Group regarding a possible £400m takeover. The specialist social care services provider confirmed it had held talks...

A Review of the Adult Social Care Relative Needs Formulae

Dr Florin Vadean and Prof Julien Forder of the Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU) at the University of Kent offer insight on the...

CM meets… Sir Andrew Dilnot

Seven years after the Commission on the Funding of Care and Support  made its recommendations, Deven Pamben speaks with the man who chaired the...

Inprogress: the latest care developments

Oakland Care Care home operator Oakland Care has opened Beechwood Grove care home in Eastbourne, East Sussex. The 58-bed home provides residential, nursing, memory and respite...

Growing number of older people managing care alone, says Age UK

Failure to properly fund social care has resulted in growing numbers of frail and unwell older people living with unmet care needs. The number of...

Mears chairman Bob Holt to stand down

Mears Group chairman Bob Holt (pictured) will not stand for re-election at the organisation’s 2019 annual general meeting. The decision comes days after Shareholder Value...