Christie & Co completes care home sales

Business property adviser Christie & Co has completed the sale of two care homes. The first deal is the sale of Andover Nursing Home in...

Civitas continues with acquisition drive

Civitas Social Housing has continued with its acquisition drive after completing the purchase of two specialist supported living properties with 27 tenancies for £4.3m. The...

Calls for rural housing to be ‘age-proofed’

Central government and local planning authorities must build houses in rural areas specifically designed for older people to help them lead independent lives, MPs...

Respite services need to change

Traditional respite services need to ‘fundamentally’ change to better support people with dementia, the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales has said. In an 86-page report,...

Ombudsman tells councils not to cap personal budgets

Local authorities have been warned they are not allowed to set caps on personal budgets when calculating the cost of people’s care, following an...

Tool for health and social care workers launched

A tool to aid the professional development of health and social care workers in Wales has been launched by the minister for children and...

Turnover falls slightly at Four Seasons

Turnover at Four Seasons Health Care Group fell 3.8% to £660.4m (2016: £686.2m) in the year ended 31 December 2017. It financial results show that...

Government preparing for ‘all eventualities’ over Allied Healthcare

The government is preparing for all eventualities regarding the ongoing struggles of Allied Healthcare, which is in the process of seeking a rescue plan. During...
Diversification proves positive for Impact Healthcare

Impact REIT grows in first quarter

Impact Healthcare REIT’s net asset value grew to £194.3m from £193.5m during the three-month period to 31 March 2018, its latest trading update has...

MPs warned adult social care remains at a ‘tipping point’

A group of MPs have been told that recruiting and retaining staff in adult social care is an increasingly major challenge for the sector,...