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Simply UK secures green light for Uxbridge development

Care home developer, Simply UK, has secured planning permission from the London Borough of Hillingdon ...
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Property
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Managing director spends night in care home to gain first-hand experience

Leah Marsh, managing director of Aurem Care, spent two nights in one of her own ...
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Management
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Scottish care worker given warning after being found guilty of drinking at work

The Scottish Social Services Council found him guilty of "consuming alcohol while on shift" on ...
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People
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‘Stark mismatch in home care supply and demand,’ reports Homecare Association

Research shows nearly half of providers cannot meet demand, while others have insufficient work for ...
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Categories
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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
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Wes Streeting explains how NHS and care could make UK billions

The new health and care minister explained exactly how he foresees the sector boosting the ...
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People
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EXCLUSIVE: New care tech map answers all your questions about digital care suppliers

In recognition of the sometimes-confusing landscape of care tech, Bridgehead Communications has compiled the activities ...
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Gillian Muir joins DAC Beachcroft from Hempsons

Muir represents a wide range of healthcare organisations, clinicians and medical professionals across North-East England.
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People
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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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Categories
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Visiting Angels CEO appears on BBC to discuss Home Care’s Got Talent

A grand finale will take place in York on 8 August where the winner will ...
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People
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National Care Awards 2024 nominations extended until 16 August – nominate NOW

The event will take place alongside the London edition of the Care Managers Show at ...
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Business
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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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Categories
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Sunak and Starmer announce further changes to health and care cabinets

Helen Whately departs while Stephen Kinnock and Karin Smyth are incoming DHSC ministers working with ...
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Policy & Politics
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Sussex care home owners purchase second property

Country Living Care Group, a family-run care home business based in West Sussex, has purchased ...
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Property
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Which small care home group is dominating UK social media space?

Bridgehead Communications has unveiled the 2024 edition of its annual 'Social Media Power List'.
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Categories
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We Care Group partners with tech firms to improve outcomes

We Care Group is partnering with two tech companies to improve the standard of care ...
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Technology
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Priti Patel joins Essex care home reopening event after 18-month refurb

The much-needed renovations were funded by Outlook Care, a not-for-profit company and provider of learning ...
4 days
People
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Kingsley Healthcare acquires Surrey home

Kingsley Healthcare has acquired Eliza Palmer Care Home in Hersham, Surrey from The Whiteley Homes ...
4 days
Property
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Keir Starmer appoints new health and social care secretary as cabinet named

'From today, the policy of this department is that the NHS is broken,' said the ...
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Policy & Politics
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BREAKING NEWS: Britain welcomes new PM Keir Starmer as Labour wins election

The new PM said: 'It feels good, I have to be honest. Four and a ...
1 week
Categories
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Aria Healthcare Group acquires 18-home care group

Aria Healthcare Group has acquired Surbiton, Surrey-headquartered Future Care Group, adding a further 18 homes ...
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Business
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Yorkare opens £10m care home in Yorkshire

Care home operator Yorkare has opened a new £10 million care home in Haxby, North ...
1 week
Property
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Adult social care sector represented at London Pride Parade

Representatives of the adult social care sector marched near the front of this year's London ...
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Associations
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Freeman steps down from leading CareTech Foundation

The CareTech Foundation’s chief executive Jonathan Freeman is stepping down after having held the role ...
1 week
People moves
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New Bedfordshire care home opens

Macc Care has opened Leighton Rose, a new luxury care home for up to 71 ...
1 week
Property
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Meallmore appoints manager for Bearsden home

Meallmore has appointed June McIntosh as general manager of Antonine House care home, an 81-bed ...
1 week
People moves
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Right at Home urges sector to keep campaigning for reform post-election

The company has created a template letter for providers to use to encourage MPs to ...
1 week
Policy & Politics
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Over 1 in 50 Brits provides more than 50 hours of unpaid care a week

The North of England is hit worst, with around 3% of people giving over 50 ...
1 week
Categories
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New business development manager at Cambridge home

TLC Care has appointed Alexandra Wortley as the business development manager at 89-bed Cambridge Manor ...
1 week
People moves
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Impact Healthcare sells five care homes

Impact Healthcare REIT has sold five of its non-core care homes for £8.8 million.
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Business
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Public urged to address social care with election candidates on doorstep

A care sector campaigner is calling on members of the public to take parliamentary candidates ...
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Policy & Politics
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Investor acquires majority stake in Danforth Care Homes

The stake has been bought from LNT Care Developments, which will retain an ongoing interest ...
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Business
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Bidcorp UK announces Andy Farnworth as new Bidfresh MD

Farnworth spent 16 years at Fresh Direct, most recently serving as managing director for all ...
2 weeks
Business
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The Stepping Stone Group takes £7.3m loan

The Stepping Stone Group has received a £7.3 million three-year funding package from Broadwood Capital, ...
2 weeks
Business
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Dan Hewitt joins care sector broker Chandler & Co from Cynergy Bank

Hewitt was formerly commercial banking relationship director for Cynergy Bank.
2 weeks
Finance
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A fantastic first day for Care Managers Show

Care managers gathered in Birmingham yesterday for a fun day of CPD, entertainment and recognition.
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Training
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Hallmark Luxury Care Homes acquires Cardiff home

Hallmark Luxury Care Homes has acquired Penylan House, 75-bed residential and nursing home in Cardiff, ...
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Business
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FAQs: Everything you need to know as Care Managers Show kicks off today

The Care Managers Show is the UK's largest show dedicated to care managers, with over ...
2 weeks
Business
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Oakland Care opens Kent home

Oakland Care officially opened its latest care home, Osbern Manor, at a VIP launch event ...
2 weeks
Property
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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 ...
2 weeks
Categories
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Belong appoints new managers at Chester and Macclesfield care villages

Cheryl Davies has been named general manager for Belong Macclesfield, while Caroline Ray is new ...
2 weeks
People moves
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Owner sells Essential Healthcare Solutions and The Shrubbery care home

The Shrubbery has a CQC rating of 'good' and 24 bedrooms equipped with en-suite facilities.
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Property
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Ian Trenholm to step down as CQC chief executive

Ian Trenholm, chief executive of care inspectorate CQC, will step down from his role at ...
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People moves
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Parties accused of ‘conspiracy of silence’ around plans for public spending

The UK is set to hold its General Election on 4 July, with almost all ...
3 weeks
Categories
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CQC taking legal action against Sussex care home

The CQC said it cannot yet reveal the details of its 'action' against Greenways in ...
3 weeks
Legal
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Government’s advice to social care managers amid 30°C heatwave

The UKHSA advises: 'Social care managers have an essential role in implementing this guidance and ...
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Sector/Topic
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Dementia organisations publish cross-sector manifesto

Leading dementia organisations have joined forces to publish a manifesto ahead of the General Election ...
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Dementia Care
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BREAKING NEWS: Four Seasons Health Care to sell all 46 remaining care homes

'Now is the right time to launch this sales process and we anticipate considerable interest,' ...
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Property
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Anavo purchases Hove care home

Anavo has acquired the 75-bed Lindridge Care Home in Hove, East Sussex, from Sussex Partnership ...
3 weeks
Property
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Leeds Mayor cuts ribbon on Exemplar’s 50th care home

Hillside Court focuses on supporting adults living with complex mental health needs, dementia and neuro-disabilities.
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Property
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PGIM Real Estate acquires Signature Senior Lifestyle

PGIM Real Estate is acquiring the real estate and operations of Signature Senior Lifestyle.
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Business
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Care professionals recognised in King’s Birthday Honours

Care professionals recognised in the Kings Birthday Honours List include Carers UK’s director of policy, ...
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Staffing
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Wes Streeting drops hints on health and care policies NOT in Labour manifesto

The shadow health and care minister also said the parties need to 'work together to ...
4 weeks
Policy & Politics
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Luxury Yorkshire care home opens with rooms ‘50% larger than standard’

Having officially been opened by local parliamentary candidate Jacob Young, the home boasts luxury facilities ...
4 weeks
Property
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Aurem Care recognised for Armed Forces support

Aurem Care has been awarded Bronze certification by the Armed Forces Covenant, recognising its commitment ...
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Business
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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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Categories
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Labour to pledge £12 minimum wage for care workers in today’s manifesto

The move would mean care workers across the country are paid at least £12 an ...
4 weeks
Finance
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Matthew Stewart joins Nourish Care from Orgvue

Prior to joining Orgvue in 2021, Stewart worked for Experian Decision Analytics.
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People
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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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Categories
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Parklands launches mental health training for staff

Scottish care operator Parklands Care Homes has launched a mental health training initiative for employees. 
1 month
Training
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Boutique Care Homes founder raises funds for unpaid carers

Boutique Care Homes founder and managing director Ameet Kotecha raised £5,776 to support unpaid carers ...
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Business
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Gary Neville opens new dementia wing at Lancashire care home

The Sky Sports pundit also spoke about the link between a professional football career and ...
1 month
People
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Planning approval for three new care homes

Architectural practice Holmes Miller has received planning approval for three new care homes in Scotland.
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Property
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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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Categories
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Home care provider considers AIM IPO

Home care provider Hales Group has announced it is considering an IPO on the AIM ...
1 month
Business
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All the details as Lib Dems launch 2024 manifesto ahead of General Election

'This is the healthcare election for the Liberal Democrats,' confirmed party leader Ed Davey.
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Policy & Politics
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Hampshire care home welcomes new manager

Healthcare Homes Group has appointed Karen Williams as home manager of Bedhampton Court Care Home ...
1 month
People moves
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New home manager for Norwich care facility

Healthcare Homes Group has appointed Ben Rogers as home manager of Saxlingham Hall Care Home ...
1 month
People moves
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Home care provider launches campaign to tackle social care misconceptions

Home care provider Right at Home UK has launched a campaign to challenge misconceptions surrounding ...
1 month
Staffing
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‘What happens to my son when I’m gone?’ asks Lib Dem leader and carer Ed Davey in emotional interview

This comes as the Liberal Democrats emphasise once again their commitment to 'free personal care' ...
1 month
People
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WASHCO Love Laundry Awards 2024 opens for nominations

Established in 2021, the awards celebrate the dedication of care homes and their laundry teams, ...
1 month
Sector/Topic
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‘Put dementia on the agenda,’ demands Dementia UK in election manifesto

'The number of people living with dementia is set to increase to over one million ...
1 month
Categories
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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 ...
1 month
Categories
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Worcester care home build gets £12m cash injection from Atelier

This marks Atelier’s second loan with this care home developer and operator.
1 month
Property
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Renaissance Care to double revenue to over £100m by 2029, Robert Kilgour says

As the company marks 20 years in business, Kilgour said the care sector is 'in ...
1 month
Finance
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Dovehaven hopes to turn around ‘inadequate’ care home bought from HC-One

The purchase of the 120-bed Warrington home represents Dovehaven's third acquisition in two months.
1 month
Property
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Lib Dem leader Ed Davey appears on social care podcast

Five million people in England and Wales over the age of five were providing unpaid ...
1 month
Policy & Politics
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Lancashire care home first to receive new national accreditation

The country manor care facility is also rated ‘good’ in all five areas of inspection ...
1 month
Regulation & Inspection
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RCN chief exec Pat Cullen steps down to stand in General Election

The RCN is seeking applicants for its permanent general secretary and chief executive.
1 month
People moves
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Care home introduces family meal initiative

Athena care home Ashlynn Grange in Peterborough has introduced a family meal initiative to create ...
1 month
Staffing
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Sheffield care homes to receive training on sex and relationships

Care homes across Sheffield are set to receive training to tackle the discrimination older people ...
1 month
Training
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New scheme aims to help modern slavery victims in UK find jobs

Experts say risks of modern slavery are disproportionately high in the care sector, by comparison ...
1 month
Sector/Topic
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CHD Living announces £4m investment in historic Surrey Heights care centre

The Surrey structure has a storied history, hosting the likes of author George Eliot and ...
2 months
Property
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Care home residents re-create Taylor Swift album covers

Care home residents have been re-creating Taylor Swift’s album covers as the singer prepares to ...
2 months
Wellbeing
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GENERAL ELECTION 2024: Care sector reacts to Sunak’s call for 4 July election day

Sunak and rival Kier Starmer will go head to head over the coming weeks in ...
2 months
Policy & Politics
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Boutique Care Homes marks fifth anniversary by planting cherry trees

Boutique Care Homes celebrated its fifth anniversary by planting a cherry blossom tree in each ...
2 months
Business
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Care Home Open Week to go ahead with new plans around MP engagement

The organisers of Care Home Open Week are developing new plans to work around the ...
2 months
Associations
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Wiltshire care home appoints manager

Mavern House in Wiltshire has appointed trained nurse Rosie Hardie as care home manager. 
2 months
Management
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Country finally gets election date as Labour predicted to topple Tory rule

A disgruntled Tory MP told the BBC: 'Labour MPs are happy. We're not. That tells ...
2 months
Policy & Politics
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The care management platform working with providers to achieve digital transformation

In light of Log my Care’s recent fundraising success, CEO Sam Hussain reflects on the ...
2 months
Advertorial
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First three council adult services receive ratings after CQC inspection

West Berkshire, Hounslow and Hertfordshire were the very first councils to be inspected by the ...
2 months
Regulation & Inspection
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Surrey care home fined £25k after resident head injury death

'I hope the outcome... reminds care providers of their duty to assess and manage all ...
2 months
Legal
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‘You can’t fix the NHS without fixing social care,’ warns Lib Dems’ Daisy Cooper

The party spokesperson for health and care also said the Tories have done 'next to ...
2 months
People
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Care provider funds community projects

Care operator Parklands has funded 14 community projects through its Parklands Pathway Fund, which launched ...
2 months
Business
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Care and health recruitment firms merge

Compass Recruitment Solutions has acquired executive search boutique firm Carter Schwartz to form Compass Carter ...
2 months
People moves
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Bidfood reveals first group of listed suppliers on Open Doors SME scheme

Bidfood’s Open Doors Programme has continued on its mission to unlock the potential of emerging ...
2 months
Business
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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
Legal
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Oyster Care Homes opens Kent home

Oyster Care Homes has opened Copperfield Court, a luxury home in in Broadstairs, Kent offering 24-hour ...
2 months
Property
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Danforth Care opens home in Norfolk

Danforth Care opened Coronation House in Thetford, Norfolk on 10 May, with a ribbon cutting ...
2 months
Property
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Aurem Care invests in care home refurbishment

Aurem Care has invested more than £500,000 in the refurbishment of its Kilburn Care Home ...
2 months
Property

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