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VIDEO: The Care Home Show…

In this episode Simon Parker speaks to Amanda Scott, who is the chief executive of Forest Healthcare. Scott is passionate about building solid foundations based on leading...

CQC halts routine inspections

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has halted routine inspections as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise. The regulator said its primary objective was...

Visitor restrictions in place at care homes

Growing numbers of UK operators are restricting visitors to care homes due to the spread of coronavirus. After learning that operators were suspending non-essential visits,...

Four Seasons transfers two portfolios of care homes

Four Seasons Health Care Group has agreed to transfer two portfolios of properties, comprising 58 operating care homes and specialist units. In a statement, Four...

Smartening up the home

It is being advised builders and architects be brought into discussions to ensure properties supporting vulnerable people can adopt SMART technology. Ellie Robinson takes...

Triple Point reports pre-tax profit rise of 19%

Investor Triple Point bought 116 properties (843 units) during 2019 for £130.5m bringing its total investment portfolio to 388 homes. Its results for the year...

Social care information must be clearer, says report

People cannot access the information they need on social care and find it difficult communicating with staff, a report has found. Healthwatch England’s What people...

Promoting wellbeing in retirement living

Developers need to design communities that promote good mental health. Irwin Mitchell solicitor Megan Forbes examines the benefits of retirement living We spend an average...

Care providers at the frontline in coronavirus response, says Hancock

Adult social care will be at the frontline in the government’s ongoing response to the coronavirus outbreak. Speaking in the House of Commons on Wednesday...

Chancellor misses opportunity to tackle social care, say groups

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has come under criticism for overlooking social care during his Budget speech. During his first Budget, the chancellor told...