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Increased demand

Local authorities have seen an increase in the number of looked after children coming through the system. Clare Connell and Lilya Tata of Connell...

Government urged to ban placing under 18s in unregulated homes

Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield is calling for the government to make it illegal to place under 18s in care in unregulated homes....

Addressing the negative stigma

The number of retirement living sites has remained constant in recent years but is a fraction of the peak in the late 1980s. Deven...

Hallmark Care Homes launches Santhem Residences

Hallmark Care Homes has created a retirement living brand called Santhem Residences, as part of its entrance into the assisted living market. The Essex-based brand...

Catalyst for growth

Candice Blackwood, partner, and Ezra Smith, senior associate, at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP examine investor interest entering the retirement market There is no...

Advinia Health Care to implement robots following trial

Advinia Health Care plans to use culturally competent robots to help reduce anxiety and loneliness and provide continuity of care among its residents. University of...

Evelyn Bourke to step down as CEO of Bupa Group

Evelyn Bourke is stepping down as CEO of global healthcare giant Bupa Group. Bourke, who has headed up the Group since 2016, will leave at...

Hancock tight-lipped over social care plans

Health and Social Care Secretary of State Matt Hancock remained tight-lipped on when social care reform plans are due to be published.   During a...

Scottish Care calls for changes to testing regime

The representative body of the independent care sector in Scotland is calling for whole Covid-19 testing of staff to be taken over directly by...

Action needed to protect loss-making care providers, MPs told

A third of care providers could be operating at a loss, with growing concern that additional costs over winter will stretch the sector even...