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Disposals dent revenue at New Century Care

Sale of care homes resulted in a fall in revenue to £33m (2017: £35.3m) at provider Custodes Topco in the year ended 31 December...

Carers UK appoints chief executive

Carers UK has appointed Helen Walker as its new chief executive. Walker, who will begin her role on 3 December, will be joining from national...

Ministers told children’s services at tipping point

Ministers are facing demands to pump extra cash into children’s social care services after funding plummeted by more than £800m in a year. According to...

Plan to meet older people’s housing needs published

The Scottish Government has released an updated approach on the issue of housing and older people - providing advice and support to residents so...

Anchor reports buoyant trade ahead of proposed merger

Demand for properties in the retirement housing to let market remained strong in the year ended 31 March 2018 for Anchor Trust, helping it...
EU care workers’ qualifications to be recognised after Brexit

Post-Brexit care recruitment could struggle, says report

Care providers could struggle to recruit workers after Brexit when freedom of movement ends, researchers have warned. There are 82,000 EU care staff making up...
Ageism takes toll on people’s health

Number of over 85s requiring care to double, research predicts

The number of adults aged 85 years or older needing round-the-clock care will almost double to 446,000 in England over the next two decades,...

Inconsistencies evident when young people leave care, inspection finds

Support for young people leaving care could be better managed, a report looking into children’s services at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council has concluded. Based...

Rising weekly fees help increase turnover at Greensleeves

A rising average weekly fee of 8.2% helped Greensleeves Homes Trust post increased turnover and net income growth. The average fee rose to £871, according...
Losses balloon at Tunstall Healthcare

Lifeways expects growth opportunities despite losses

Lifeways expects significant opportunities for growth in the next few years following a period of slower delivery. Its financial report for the year ended 31...