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Orchard Street buys care home for pension fund client

Commercial property investment manager Orchard Street has bought a residential care home on behalf of a pension fund client for £14.2m. Bought from real estate...

CMA to consult on consumer law advice for care homes

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to consult on draft advice targeted at care homes so they meet their consumer obligations. It follows the authority’s...

‘Age-related’ taxes could fund older people’s care, says report

Age-related income tax rises could be a solution to meeting the needs older people’s care in Wales, a report by economist Professor Gerald Holtham...

‘Lack of trust’ remains between providers and commissioners, says CQC

Relationships between providers and commissioners in Northamptonshire need to improve as they are ‘hampering’ progress towards integrated health and social care, the Care Quality...

Care home operator fined after resident fall

A care home provider has been fined £16,000 following a ‘serious’ accident in which a resident fell down a flight of stairs at Bentley...
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...

Independent Age proposes free care for over-65s

Free care should be available for the over-65s after research suggested the majority of people in England are willing to pay more tax to...

McCarthy & Stone shifts focus away from growth

Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone will look to save more than £40m a year by 2021 following a strategic review. The group has decided to...

Allied Healthcare unveils refreshed logo and branding

Care and support services provider Allied Healthcare has updated its branding and launched a new set of internal values. The rebrand comes five months after...

Equal pay strike disrupts homecare services in Glasgow

Around 8,000 council workers took part in a two-day strike over equal pay this week disrupting homecare services in the city. As well as affecting...