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Sector called out for ‘resistance’ to safety monitoring tech in care

'The resistance from certain agencies contradicts the principles of safeguarding and transparency that they are ...
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OPINION: Nugent CEO’s ‘cautious optimism’ for new Labour government

'The basics need to be done well before the grander-scale plans can be built on ...
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OPINION: Health and Care Worker visas – too much of a good thing?

Denise Osterwald, legal director for law firm Birketts, weighs up the debate on using international ...
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Sector reacts to Ian Trenholm’s sudden departure from CQC

Commentators have called the move at once 'swift' and 'a long time coming' amid difficult ...
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‘Little detail and no timetable’: Care sector reacts to Labour manifesto

'There is real concern that the urgency for reform is not picked up in this ...
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Tories lambasted for manifesto’s ‘meagre 13 lines’ on social care

Martin Green, Vic Rayner and Karolina Gerlich have their say on the Conservative Party's 'disappointing' ...
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Martin Green ‘welcomes’ Labour’s plan to wean care sector off foreign staff reliance

Labour last week revealed plans to reduce the health and care sector's reliance on international ...
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EDITOR’S LETTER: The root of the problem

Editor Sam Lewis discusses the news that retirement may cost Brits over £1 million, and ...
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EXCLUSIVE: CQC single assessment framework – ‘progress or paralysis’?

While the principles behind the assessment reforms are valid, the delivery runs the risk of ...
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EXCLUSIVE: Care sector needs more than politicians ‘throwing money’ at it, says Nadra Ahmed

'Investment in one part of the system without the other renders it futile,' said the ...
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EXCLUSIVE: What Netflix’s Sex Education teaches us about living with a disability

Learning disability charity HFT explains how this storyline aligns with the social model of disability ...
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Legal and regulatory: Prosecutions on the rise

With the Care Quality Commission’s new Single Assessment Framework in full swing, Amanda Narkiewicz, partner ...
2 months
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Alantra Specialist Care Fast 50: Top 10 exceed 30% annual growth

Alantra Specialist Care Fast 50 data show a remarkable resilience among specialist adult care providers ...
7 months
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Private equity ditching social care for “hotter” sectors 

Private equity appears to be shifting its focus away from the social and home-based care ...
8 months
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EXCLUSIVE: Care leader calls for integrated National Care Service

Chair of The Independent Care Group, Mike Padgham, has called for health and social care ...
1 year
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Care home leader calls on government to solve social care to fix NHS

HC-One chief executive James Tugendhat has called on the government to fix the crisis in ...
2 years
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Boris Johnson claims to have reformed social care in leaving speech – sector reacts

In his final speech as prime minister, Boris Johnson claimed to have delivered on his ...
2 years
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High electricity prices “a national scandal”, says Green

Representative body for independent providers of adult social care in England Care England has released ...
2 years
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Providers facing ‘worse crisis than Covid-19’ as cost-of-living puts care at severe risk

The crippling cost of living crisis could pose a greater threat to the survival of ...
2 years
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Sector responds to Truss’ plans- Diverting NHS billions to social care like ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’

Following Tory leadership candidate Liz Truss' announcement that she plans to divert billions of pounds ...
2 years
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‘Help us survive this cost of living crisis’, older people beg Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss

Age UK has encouraged Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss to commit to tackling the shortfalls ...
2 years
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Loose Women under fire for care home comments

The panel of ITV show Loose Women have attracted criticism following comments on the average ...
2 years
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NHS winter plan causes concern in care sector

NHS England has published its plan to increase capacity and operational resilience in urgent and ...
2 years
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Nurse says Nicola Sturgeon ‘must resign’ over Covid-19 deaths in care homes

A registered nurse in Scotland has said First Minister Nicola Sturgeon ‘must resign’ over the ...
2 years
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Government must intervene to curb workforce crisis, says Care England

Government intervention is needed to help remedy social care’s agency staff crisis and address wider ...
2 years
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Truss pledges £13bn to social care

Tory candidate Liz Truss has said she will give £13bn to the adult social care ...
2 years
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Access Social Care’s Kari Gerstheimer: “Once again, the care sector is playing second fiddle to the NHS”

With the Conservative Party leadership race whittled down to two final candidates, Kari Gerstheimer, chief ...
2 years
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Industry responds to Labour’s National Care Service plans

Spokespeople from the care sector have responded to the shadow health secretary Wes Streeting’s announcement ...
2 years
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NCF chief calls for better collaboration across health and care

Professor Vic Rayner OBE, chief executive of the National Care Forum, has highlighted the need ...
2 years
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Charities respond to ‘Levelling Up’ questions

Spokespeople from social care charities have given their thoughts on the levelling up committee quizzing ...
2 years
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Care home owner speaks out against DHSC data collection plans

Michael Vaughan, long term owner and registered manager of Red Rocks Nursing Home in Wirral, ...
2 years
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Unison urge government to reinstate Covid-19 funding to safeguard “lives and livelihoods”

Unison and the Care Provider Alliance (CPA) have written jointly to Sajid Javid urging him ...
2 years
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“Flying in the face of levelling-up” – charity voices concerns about Health and Care bill

As the government debate the final stages of amending the Health and Care Bill, Boris ...
2 years
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Care home staff and families asked for opinions on visiting, with concerns raised around isolation 

As an invitation goes out to staff, residents and their families to take part in ...
2 years
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Local MP congratulates Wanstead Care Home

Local Wanstead MP John Cryer praises Cambridge Nursing Home after receiving glowing reports from relatives ...
2 years
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Jeremy Hunt: “the reforms everyone wants for the NHS will just fall over unless we address the issues in social care”

Jeremy Hunt: “the reforms everyone wants for the NHS will just fall over unless we ...
2 years
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Four Seasons’ Jeremy Richardson: some residents “gave up and died” due to Covid-19 visiting restrictions

Jeremy Richardson, who will leave Four Seasons Health Care next month, said that denying care ...
2 years
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Let’s get creative!

To kick off You Can Care Week, Mike Phillips, associate consultant trainer at Meaningful Care ...
2 years
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