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Residential and nursing care accom-modation statistics

Community Care Market News (News) April 1999 Detailed figures on residential care and nursing care for adults in England in 1998, were...

Despite growth revenues are static at Runwood

Despite adding more than 100 new beds to its portfolio, revenues for Runwood Homes remained static for the year ended 30 September 2015. The...

CMA highlights funding and contract concerns in care home market inquiry

Short-term funding pressures and uncertainty mean the care home operators are not incentivised to undertake the necessary investment to meet future demand, according to...

Tories to offer LTC insurance policy

Community Care Market News (News) October 2004 The Conservative Party has pledged to introduce a government-sponsored insurance policy which would give people...

External reference group on long term conditions

Community Care Market News (News) December 2002 The Department of Health (DoH) has announced the membership of its External Reference Group (ERG)...

Promoting user involvement

Community Care Market News (News) August 2002 The Parkinson's Disease Society, together with the Long Term Medical Conditions Alliance and the Neurological...

Partnership with private sector can help improve services

Community Care Market News (News) March 1998 Local Government Minister Hilary Armstrong has challenged the private sector to bring new approaches to...

Beachcroft consultant joins NHS

Law firm Beechcroft has announced that consultant Peter Lee has been appointed as the chairman of Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. For the past four years Mr Lee has been a non-executive director of Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, a mental health and community services trust providing services in South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, and is presently vice chairman of the Trust.

Children’s services powers to be delegated?

The College for Social Work (TCSW) has called on the government to halt its consultation on delegating children’s services powers to third parties. Under the Children and Young People’s Act, local authorities can discharge certain functions relating to children in care and care leavers through a contract with a third party provider. According to the consultation, which has now closed, the plans would enable all social services functions related to children, apart from independent reviewing officer duties and adoption agency functions unless the other party to the arrangement is a registered adoption society, to be contracted to a third party.

Carers’ bill published

Community Care Market News (News) February 2000 Carers will be able to receive services in their own right when a Bill published...