Care home study shows North West as worst performing region

Large variations in the quality of care homes at a regional and local authority level across England continues to exist, with the North West...

Social care register opens for homecare workers

Domiciliary care workers will be able to join a register to legally work in Wales from next month, in the lead up to an...

Care staff need better training on sexuality of residents, says Scottish Care

Staff in care homes should be better trained to understand the sexual needs of older residents, including people with dementia, a report has concluded. In...

CM meets… Claire Royston

Moving from the public sector to the private sector was an opportunity to step up the speed of change for Four Seasons Health Care’s...

InProgress: the latest care developments

InProgress: the latest care developments  Care UK  Care UK and construction partner Lawrence Baker have begun building a two-storey £5m care home on Curbridge Road in...

Buyer sought for Priory homes as revenues rise

The US owner of the Priory Group is looking for a buyer of its nursing home business in the UK. In a conference call about...

Dementia UK appoints director of clinical services

Dementia UK has appointed Paul Edwards as director of clinical services to help expand the charity’s specialist dementia support services. His role will focus on...

The right recruit

Colin Angel reveals UKHCA’s latest homecare research on where to advertise your jobs Homecare providers report the difficulty of recruiting careworkers and managers as one of...

Social care start-up appoints Sir Nick Clegg

Former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg has been made chair of the advisory board at homecare technology start-up Cera. The tech company partnered with...

‘Compelling’ reasons to invest in healthcare

Anna Cole-Bailey reports from last month’s LaingBuisson’s Investing in Healthcare conference, where a wide range of sector professionals put forward arguments for why they...