Dr Chai Patel to retire as chairman of HC-One

Dr Chai Patel will retire as chairman of care home provider HC-One at the end of October. Patel, who will continue to be an active...

Maximising tech interventions

Dr Donald Macaskill examines concerns over privacy and data The technology industry magazine, Computer Weekly, carried a story in July about how artificial intelligence (AI)...
WeCare to tackle care staffing shortage

Delayed transfer of care up slightly

The number of total delayed transfer of care days rose slightly in June year on year, official government figures show. There were 135,202 total delayed...

InProgress: Care UK, Morrison, NorseCare, Roden Hall, LNT

Care UK homes on course to open Two of eight Care UK homes due to open in the next 12 months have reached important...

Highlighting the role of retirement communities in social care

Retirement communities will have a major role to play in meeting the housing and care needs of the country’s ageing population. Speaking at ARCO’s What...

Tribunal upholds CQC decision to refuse ‘campus style’ accommodation

A tribunal has ruled in favour of a Care Quality Commission (CQC) decision to refuse an application by Lifeways Community Care to change a...
Profits slide after tough regulatory year for Runwood Homes

Lack of power leads to paralysis

Deven Pamben offers insight into the latest market review report from LaingBuisson The government has been in a state of paralysis as ongoing uncertainty over...

Social care research projects to receive annual investment

Extra money will be provided annually to fund research into adult social care. Following the Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) programme last year, which funded...

Renaissance upgrades properties following funding

Operator Renaissance Care is in the process of upgrading and modernising its properties after securing £600,000 of funding from Barclays Bank. The cash is being...

Pay should reflect complexity of care work, survey reveals

Eight in ten people (83%) believe care work is highly skilled and increasingly complex and pay rates should reflect this. The findings from a Survation...