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County councils ‘grappling’ with cost pressures in adult social care

The financial impact of coronavirus could leave county and unitary authorities in an unsustainable position, with adult social care facing the biggest cost pressures...
Profits slide after tough regulatory year for Runwood Homes

Care staffing agency achieves 19% growth in turnover

National nursing and care agency Nurseplus achieved a 19% increase in turnover last year, with continued demand for its services during the pandemic. Results submitted...

Calls for action on developments of housing with care

The housing with care sector is calling for urgent action to stop the country from falling further behind in the delivery of new social...

Inspired Villages receives planning permission for £100m development

Legal & General’s later living business - Inspired Villages - has been granted planning permission for a £100m scheme in the district of Wealden,...

VIDEO: Simon Parker speaks to… 

In this episode Simon Parker, founder of the care management consultancy SP&P, speaks to Neil Eastwood, founder and chief executive of Care Friends, an employee...

Homecare business fined for operating without registration

Owners of Golden Years Caring at Home Ltd in Cosham, Portsmouth, have been ordered to pay more than £44,000 by magistrates after they were...

Young people detained in hospitals vulnerable to abuse, report finds

Coronavirus has left the human rights of young people in detention who are autistic or have learning disabilities vulnerable to abuse. A report by the...

Allocation of pandemic funding ‘remains unclear’, says NAO

A lack of clarity over the allocation of funding during the pandemic has left many care providers facing an uncertain future. At the end of...

‘Fragile’ care markets susceptible to failure, ADASS report concludes

Coronavirus has made ‘extremely fragile’ care markets even more susceptible to failure, according to directors of adult social services. Before the pandemic directors across England...

Occupancy could take longer than two years to recover, FSHC boss says

Occupancy rates in care homes may not return to pre-Covid levels for two years or even longer, the chief executive of Four Seasons Health...