Burgan’s care homes post profit

Care home operations owned by Phil Burgan – Maria Mallaband Care Group and Countrywide Care Homes Ltd – both returned to profit despite challenges...

Healthcare at Home appoints new CEO

Darryn Gibson has been appointed chief executive of Healthcare at Home. The appointment follows Natalie Douglas’ resignation in March after four years in the role. Gibson...

MPS Care Group boosted by strong occupancy levels

Turnover at care home provider MPS Care Group Ltd grew 7.4% to £15.9m in the year ended 30 April 2017, up from £14.8m in...

Mel Knight steps down from Castleoak

Mel Knight has stepped down as executive chairman of care development company Castleoak. Knight, who was in post for more than 25 years, will remain...

InProgress: the latest care developments

InProgress: the latest care developments Belong Construction has finished on a £13.5m care village in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, developed by healthcare property company Prime. The village will be...

Vocare secures first contract in the North West

Totally plc, a UK provider of out-of-hospital services, has secured a £5m four-year contract with Virgin Care through its wholly-owned subsidiary Vocare Ltd. Vocare, a...

Undersupply of retirement housing ‘critical’, says Knight Frank

The country faces a ‘critical’ undersupply of age-appropriate homes, with large-scale developments of retirement housing needed, Knight Frank has concluded in its latest analysis...

Funding challenges bite Disabilities Trust

The Disabilities Trust has reported a slight dip in operating income for the year ended 31 May 2017, due to the challenging financial environment...

Hg invests in The Access Group

Business software provider The Access Group has received financial backing from private equity firm Hg Capital, giving it an enterprise value of £1bn. The cost...

Meeting the rules

Colin Angel delves into the topic of registration  for homecare agencies The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has described a ‘substantial churn’ in the homecare sector,...