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Facing a cut

Professor Green argues the government has missed the point After 23 years of waiting, we have finally had an announcement from government about the future...

National Care Forum to take forward innovation hub

The National Care Forum (NCF) has taken over the running of the Care Innovation Hub and its annual challenge. The hub, which was established in...

Staffing concerns raised during CQC inspection

A residential care home run by Action for Care Ltd has been told to make urgent improvements because of concerns relating to management oversight...

Recruitment remains ‘incredibly difficult’ for Four Seasons Health Care

Four Seasons Health Care is experiencing a ‘significant number’ of vacancies as recruitment remains ‘incredibly difficult’, its chief executive Jeremy Richardson has said. During a...

Allica Bank launches commercial mortgages for care home market

SME lender Allica Bank has launched specialist commercial mortgages for care homes run by independent or small group operators. The bank said the SME care...

Adam Purnell appointed director of social care at IHSCM

The Institute of Health and Social Care Management (IHSCM) has appointed Adam Purnell as its director of social care with effect from 1 November. Purnell...

Care Concern Group receives £18.5m loan from OakNorth Bank

Care Concern Group has received an £18.5m loan from OakNorth Bank to support the development of a care home in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire. Founded in 1991...

Adult social care system ‘progressively failing to deliver’

Faults found during ombudsman investigations are often not due to errors caused by staff working under pressure but are increasingly because of measures employed...

Belong appoints Ali Gopaul as operations manager

Belong has appointed Ali Gopaul as operations manager, with oversight of the organisation’s Greater Manchester care villages, as well as the group’s health and...

Infection prevention and control funding extended

Additional funding for infection prevention and control has been provided to cover the winter months. Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid said £388.3m to...