Developing new ways of working

Deven Pamben and Kelsey Rees report from LaingBuisson’s Social Care Conference, which covered investing, the workforce and Brexit among other areas. This is an...

Regard Group and CMP merge

The Regard Group and Care Management Group (CMG), which are both owned by investment manager AMP Capital, have merged. AMP bought CMG in December following...

Stabalising the market

Colin Angel is calling for measures to support both the state- and self-funded care markets England’s social care green paper still hasn’t seen the light...

Retirement communities good for health and wellbeing, study reveals

Living in a retirement community leads to people having healthier and happier lives, research has shown. The study found that 90% of retirement community residents...

Repeating mistakes

Professor Martin Green calls for politicians to start making decisions I recently attended the launch of Baroness Cavendish’s book Extra Time. In this brilliantly written...
Care services on brink of collapse, coalition tells PM

MPs warn of crisis in social care

Three out of five politicians say people in their constituencies are suffering because of cuts to social care, with more than three quarters saying...

Market gains beds despite loss of care homes, Knight Frank reveals

There was a marginal net gain of 43 beds in the care home market in the year to April despite a net loss of...

B&M Care continues with growth plans

Rising income from residential care services helped boost turnover at B&M Care, with the group investing in new homes and updating existing properties. The operator,...

CQC commissions review into regulation of Whorlton Hall

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has commissioned David Noble to undertake an independent review into how it dealt with concerns raised by a former...

Inquiry concludes children subjected to ‘utmost depravity’

Children were subjected to abuse that ‘reached levels of the utmost depravity’ at residential institutions run by the Sisters of Nazareth between 1933 and...