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Workforce strains ‘exacerbated’ by Brexit, says cabinet secretary

Social care workforce pressures are being ‘exacerbated’ by uncertainty over the prospect of the UK leaving the European Union. Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Health...

Audley appoints development director for growth strategy

Luxury retirement villages provider Audley Group has appointed Philip Rolfe as development director. Rolfe has 29 years’ experience in property, construction and development management, including...

Barchester buys 24 brighterkind care homes

Barchester Healthcare has bought 24 brighterkind care homes from Terra Firma, for an undisclosed sum. The homes, which sit outside the main Four Seasons group,...

NMC chief executive vows to represent adult social care

Andrea Sutcliffe has vowed to fly the flag for adult social care sector in her role as chief executive and registrar of the Nursing...

Deprivation of Liberty

Partner and national head of public law and human rights Yogi Amin and trainee solicitor Elizabeth Passey-Heaton, of Irwin Mitchell, discuss a recent ruling...

Barchester closes in on care home deal

Barchester Healthcare is close to buying more than 20 care homes from private equity firm Terra Firma. A source confirmed to CM the deal should...

City & County buys The Human Support Group

City & County has bought homecare services specialist The Human Support Group (HSG) for an undisclosed sum. Established in 1998, Manchester-headquartered HSG provides domiciliary care,...

Dementia care costs to treble over next two decades

The cost of social care for people with dementia will nearly treble over the next 20 years, research has revealed. While the number of people...
Agincare considers viability of contracts despite rising profit

Lifeways Group implements 20/20 strategy

Lifeways Group is implementing a performance improvement programme to transform the way it provides services. The group has gone through ‘significant transformation’ as part of...

Navigating market dynamics

Jonathan Sparey and Eilert Hinrichs, partners at L.E.K. Consulting, explain why the private sector is critical to meeting the growing demand for looked after...