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Providers to receive support with data and cyber security

A project that aims to better understand digital, data and technology issues faced by social care providers of services to working age adults has...

Care provider ordered to pay £50,000 fine after resident suffers burns

The Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution (RMBI) has been ordered to pay £50,000 plus legal costs, following an incident at a care home in which...

Turnover increases by more than 30% at ExtraCare

The ExtraCare Charitable Trust is on course to deliver five villages as part of its three-year corporate plan by the first quarter of 2021. The...
Impact to raise at least £25m

Increased occupancy helps improve Somerset Care results

Somerset Care’s financial performance has ‘significantly’ improved due to residential occupancy, new contracts and cost efficiencies. Residential care occupancy grew to 86.5% in the year...

MHA residents benefit from music therapy sessions

Methodist Homes (MHA) has continued to develop its national music therapy programme with more than 800 residents benefitting from one-to-one sessions. The therapy service, which...
Profits slide after tough regulatory year for Runwood Homes

Hft hands back ‘unsustainable’ services as costs bite

Rising costs and downward pressure on fees forced Hft to hand back a small number of ‘unsustainable’ services over the past year. The charity, which...

Investment in properties to help EBITDA growth at Eden Futures

Investment in new properties is predicted to drive EBITDA growth by 20% at Eden Futures, its chief executive has told CM. Last year, the provider...

Number of children in care grows 28%, figures reveal

The number of children in care has risen by 28% in the past decade, Local Government Association (LGA) figures show.  The association argues councils’ ability...

Impact buys care home for £3m

Impact Healthcare REIT plc has bought a care home for £3m and appointed Minster Care Management Ltd to operate the property. Initial rent on the...

‘Age apartheid’ leading to divisions within communities, says report

Britain is one of the most age segregated countries in the world, with people of different ages unlikely to mix with each other outside...