Saturday, August 24, 2019

Fee rates and occupancy levels help grow Care UK revenue

Increased fee rates and a rise in occupancy levels helped boost performance at Care UK, which saw revenue grow to £655.8m in the year...

Impact Healthcare’s David Brooks passes away

Impact Healthcare REIT’s non-executive director David Brooks has died, the trust has announced. He died suddenly on Friday 13 July. Rupert Barclay, Impact Healthcare chairman, said:...

Loss of care home beds slows

The UK care home market witnessed a net loss of 117 properties and 388 beds in the past year, research by Knight Frank has...

Turnover boost for Voyage Care

Revenue at Voyage Care increased by 7.5% to £229m in the year ended 31 March 2018 (2017: £213m), largely driven by the purchase of...

Nearly eight million people providing unpaid family care

The number of people providing unpaid care to a relative has shot up by a million over a decade to reach 7.6 million in...

Barchester Healthcare up for sale

Barchester Healthcare, one of the UK’s biggest care home groups, is up for sale in a deal valued at over £2.5bn as owners Dermot...

‘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...

Appeal court decides in favour of Mencap over sleep-ins

The Court of Appeal judgement in the case of backdated sleep-in liabilities has decided in favour of Mencap - that it is only time...

Hancock told to ‘grasp the social care challenge’

NHS Confederation leaders have written to new health and social care secretary Matt Hancock urging him to create integrated services as well as introduce...

Transitions to AMHS need improving, says safety investigation body

A better managed and more flexible system for transitioning young people from child to adult mental health services needs to be in place, a...