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End of life care plans lacking, says survey

End of life care plans lacking, says survey

Seven in ten people have no plans in place should they need end of life care. Research by Which? has revealed a lack of awareness...
Britons have negative outlook about getting old, says survey

Britons have negative outlook about getting old, says survey

Britons are overwhelmingly negative about old age with only three in ten (30%) agreeing that they are looking forward to getting older. Half (50%) of...
Adult social care tops long-term financial pressures for councils

Adult social care tops long-term financial pressures for councils

Adult social care has been rated as the leading long-term financial pressure for local councils in England, the 2019 State of Local Government Finance...

Commons told mental capacity bill ‘not fit for purpose’

Care home managers will have too much power under proposals set out in the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, Shadow Minister for Health and Social...
Supreme Court grants permission to appeal sleep-in judgment

Supreme Court grants permission to appeal sleep-in judgment

The Supreme Court has granted permission for an appeal against last summer’s judgment affecting care workers on sleep-in shifts. The Unison-backed case – taken on...

Accomplish appoints new chief executive

Specialist care and support provider Accomplish Group has appointed Mel Ramsey as its new chief executive officer. Ramsey has replaced Peter Battle and brings more...
Carterwood completes sale to Hamberley

Carterwood completes sale to Hamberley

Carterwood has completed the sale of a development site on behalf of Malvern Homes to Hamberley Care Homes, for an undisclosed sum. The site has...
Care providers urged to engage with recruitment campaign

Care providers urged to engage with recruitment campaign

Adult social care providers are being encouraged to engage with a national recruitment campaign to help fill the 110,000 vacancies in the sector. The Every Day...
Providers handing back contracts more than doubles

Providers handing back contracts more than doubles

More than half (59%) of learning disability care providers have been forced to close parts of their organisation or hand back contracts to local...
Losses balloon at Tunstall Healthcare

Masonic care company plugs £7.3m shortfall

The Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution Care Company (RMBI) had to plug a £7.3m gap because payments from local authorities were ‘considerably lower’ than the...