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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Care home employee attends Royal garden party thanks to resident

The administration manager at MHA Morel Court spent an afternoon at Buckingham Palace thanks to ...
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Almost a fifth of agency health and care workers expect to leave sector

Nearly one in five (18%) health and social care workers taking on agency work via ...
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Care manager runs London Marathon to raise awareness of pulmonary fibrosis

Matt Capener, regional operations manager at RMBI Care Co, has run his first London Marathon ...
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Carer wins poetry prize in Hamberley Care Homes competition

Care professional Sinu Ravindran, a homemaker at Richmond Manor Care Home in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, has ...
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Lack of engagement with private providers put staff at risk during Covid, says union

A lack of engagement between private care providers and unions put care staff at risk ...
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Potential modern slavery victims rise 30% in care sector

The number of potential victims of modern slavery in the care sector rose by 30% ...
2 months
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Care home staff and residents need ‘family’ bonds to thrive

Care home residents receive better care when they enjoy ‘family’ bonds with staff, according to ...
2 months
Research
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HC-One becomes first care home provider to achieve nursing gold standard

HC-One has become the first care home provider to achieve a national gold standard for ...
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Care UK reinvents work experience offer

Care UK is piloting an improved work experience opportunity as part of its commitment to ...
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Study reveals emotional impact of pandemic on care home staff

A Lancaster University study has revealed the emotional impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on care ...
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Providers warn of loss of overseas workers due to increased red tape

Campaigners have warned that a loss of overseas workers due to increased red tape could ...
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Grassroots group aims to tackle domiciliary care worker challenges

A grassroots support network for home care workers has been launched to help tackle recruitment ...
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Watchdog gives damning verdict on social care visa policy

The former head of the UK borders watchdog has issued a damning verdict on the ...
3 months
Policy & Politics
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HC-One invests over £39m in colleague pay

HC-One has announced its is investing over £39 million in colleague pay this year.
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Staffing
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HC-One expands sick pay to thousands of care workers

HC-One is expanding sick pay entitlements to more colleagues in its care homes.
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Skills for Care to celebrate social care in April

Skills for Care is once again #CelebratingSocialCare in April and is encouraging all social care ...
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CCH Group rolls out Staffbase app at 220 sites

City & County Healthcare Group (CCH Group) has rolled out the Staffbase employment app to ...
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OSJCT renews commitment to Real Living Wage

The Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT) has renewed its commitment to paying the ...
3 months
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Home Office revokes care company’s overseas sponsor licence

A Borders care company has had its licence to sponsor overseas care workers revoked by ...
3 months
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Black Swan Care Group renews Real Living Wage commitment

Black Swan Care Group has renewed its commitment to providing the Real Living Wage to ...
3 months
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Foreign care workers subjected to rape and exploitation

Care workers on overseas visas have suffered rape, sexual harassment and exploitation, an investigation has ...
3 months
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Leading operators sign up to care workers’ charter

Six care homes run by Agincare, Country Court Care Homes and HC-One have signed up ...
3 months
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Skills for Care champions registered managers

Skills for Care is championing registered managers with its latest campaign this month.
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In-house app helps transform employee engagement and retention

Signature Senior Lifestyle has developed an in-house app to transform its employee engagement and retention.
3 months
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Abuse of overseas care worker sponsor licences revealed

An investigation has revealed abuse of the overseas sponsor licence system for care workers.
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Guild Care announces pay increase for care and support teams

Social care charity Guild Care has announced carers and support workers will receive a pay ...
3 months
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Oakland Care celebrates longest serving team member

Oakland Care is celebrating a momentous milestone in the career of its longest serving team ...
4 months
Staffing
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Vida Healthcare marks recruitment and training milestone

Vida Healthcare has recruited and trained over 250 care workers during the past year as ...
4 months
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Migration committee warns of care worker exploitation risk

Government advisers have warned that changes to UK migrant rules risk “an increased risk of ...
4 months
Policy & Politics
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Agincare opens nominations for 2024 awards

Agincare has opened nominations for its annual awards ceremony honouring outstanding care and support workers.
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Meallmore care worker receives Nigerian honour for community service

Emmanuel Ubochi, a care assistant at Meallmore's Grove Care Home, has received a prestigious honour ...
4 months
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Administrators agree £73k deal to cover staff pay at closed care homes

Administrators have agreed a £73,000 deal to cover in full the unpaid salaries of workers ...
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Property
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Skills for Care celebrates LGBT History Month

Skills for Care is celebrating LGBT History Month throughout February by reflecting on how its ...
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Registrations open for Care Sector’s Got Talent 2024

The spotlight is set to shine once again on the remarkable talents within the care ...
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Right at Home champions social care workforce

Right at Home has shone a spotlight on the social care workforce at the Homecare ...
4 months
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Care England launches end-to-end solution to tackle workforce crisis

Care England has partnered with four organisations to offer an end-to-end solution to solving the ...
4 months
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Promedica24 recognises employees with special awards

Live-in care provider Promedica24 has presented special awards to a care manager and two carers ...
5 months
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Leader warns dependant ban will close another recruitment avenue

MHA chief executive Sam Monaghan has warned a ban on overseas dependants will close another ...
5 months
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Research shows sharp rise in international students moving into care

New research has revealed a sixfold rise in the number of international students coming into ...
5 months
Research
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Nominate your unsung Care Heroes 2024

Ontex has teamed up with Caring Times once again to reward those working in care ...
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Signature Senior Lifestyle celebrates record breaking retention

Signature Senior Lifestyle has celebrated record breaking colleague retention of 96%.
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Staffing
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Lovett Care commits to 10% salary rise for all team members

Lovett Care has announced it will continue to pay all team members a minimum of ...
5 months
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Home Office rules out raising care worker English language requirements

The Home Office has ruled out raising English language care worker requirements despite the tragic ...
5 months
Legal
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Salutem Care and Education launches management graduate scheme

Salutem Care and Education has become one of the first social care operators to launch ...
5 months
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Community meets newly appointed care home manager

A South Yorkshire care home has held an event to introduce its newly appointed manager ...
5 months
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Council launches drive to get young people into care

A Cornwall Council initiative has been launched to get young people to pursue a career ...
5 months
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Exemplar Health Care recruitment campaign seeks ‘dream makers’

Exemplar Health Care has launched a new recruitment campaign focused on helping its service users ...
5 months
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Home From Home Care marks 20th anniversary with staff pay rise

Learning disabilities care provider, Home From Home Care, has marked its 20th anniversary by offering ...
5 months
Business
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Priory responds to DHSC announcement on social care workforce

Priory chief executive Rebekah Cresswell has said the government’s announcement on the social care workforce ...
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GMB members vote to strike at HC-One care home

GMB members have voted for strike action at HC-One’s Victoria Park care home in Coventry ...
5 months
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Government announces national career pathway for care workers

Wide ranging plans to improve career prospects for care workers have been announced by the ...
5 months
Policy & Politics
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Outstanding care professionals recognised at Surrey Care Awards

Loose Women presenter Judi Love hosted a night of celebration at The Surrey Care Awards ...
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Care home’s rating suspended following BBC Panorama investigation

A Northeast care home has had its rating suspended by the CQC following a BBC ...
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Care UK warns scammers using its name to make ‘fraudulent’ job offers

Care UK has warned scammers are making “unsolicited and fraudulent” job offers to overseas workers ...
6 months
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Care group recognises superhero workers

Luxury care group CHD Living highlighted the outstanding work that its care staff do throughout ...
6 months
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Council leads the way in paying carers the Real Living Wage

Four in five care homes in Wigan are being delivered by a Real Living Wage ...
6 months
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Homecare provider introduces advisory council for registered managers

Homecare provider Right at Home UK has formed a Registered Managers Advisory Council (RMAC) to ...
6 months
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Partnership places service user voice at the heart of complex care education

A partnership between Exemplar Health Care and Sheffield Hallam University places the voice of service ...
7 months
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Nottinghamshire nursing home celebrates 40th anniversary

Church Farm Care’s Field House nursing home in Radcliffe-on-Trent has marked its 40th anniversary with ...
7 months
Business
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Council-led partnership to promote health and social care careers

A council-led partnership will help people access training and education so they can develop the ...
7 months
Staffing
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Care UK opens doors to inspire future workforce

Care UK has partnered with the Careers & Enterprise Company on its Open Doors project, ...
7 months
Staffing
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Government urged to drop moves to cap overseas care staff

Unions and care groups have called on the government to reject proposals to curb numbers ...
7 months
Staffing
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Care leaders warn immigration clampdown will mean fewer care workers

Care leaders have warned that Home Office proposals to crack down on immigration could deepen ...
7 months
Policy & Politics
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Lovett Care celebrates ‘wonderful team members’ at inaugural awards event

Lovett Care has celebrated wonderful team members who go above and beyond in supporting its ...
7 months
Staffing
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Care group aims to provide staff menopause support

Nellsar Care Homes aims to become a menopause-friendly company after a staff survey revealed a ...
7 months
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Runwood Homes announces early increase on National Living Wage

Runwood Homes has announced an above the National Living Wage increase in workers’ salaries.
7 months
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GMB says four in ten HC-One members considering leaving over pay

The GMB has said four in ten of its HC-One members are considering leaving due ...
8 months
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Barchester Healthcare celebrates outstanding staff members

Barchester Healthcare has celebrated its outstanding staff members at its annual awards event.
8 months
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North Yorkshire care group holds glittering awards evening

St Cecilia’s Care Group held its first awards evening at the Crown Spa Hotel in ...
8 months
Business
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Real Living Wage care workers receive pay boost

Staff at accredited Real Living Wage care home operators are set for a pay boost ...
8 months
Staffing
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Modern slavery cases rise 600% in care sector

A new report by a national helpline for victims of modern slavery has revealed an ...
8 months
Staffing
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Skills for Care announces workforce strategy for social care as ‘green shoots’ surface  

Skills for Care has announced plans to develop a 15-year workforce strategy for adult social ...
8 months
Research
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Government launches 2023 Made with Care Campaign

The next phase of a social care recruitment campaign designed to reach millions of people ...
8 months
Staffing
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HC-One launches nursing preceptorship programme

A nursing preceptorship programme to support newly qualified and registered nurses and increase recruitment and ...
8 months
Clinical
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ACI Care celebrates double triumph at Kent Care Awards

ACI Care’s The Old Rectory care home in Dymchurch has celebrated a double triumph at ...
9 months
Staffing
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Immigration minister highlights ‘very large’ care worker visa numbers

Immigration minister Robert Jenrick has highlighted the “very large” number of people coming to the ...
9 months
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Nellsar Care Homes hits half century in overseas nurse programme

Nellsar Care Homes has celebrated passing the half century mark in a training programme for ...
9 months
Staffing
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Public supports care home staff pay parity with the NHS

Almost three-quarters (71%) of UK adults believe care home staff should have pay parity with ...
9 months
Policy & Politics
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Three quarters of care homes in Scotland need workers

Over three quarters of care homes in Scotland reported vacancies at the end of 2022, ...
9 months
Staffing
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GMB accuses council of underpaying care workers

The GMB union has accused Sunderland City Council of using an arm’s length organisation to ...
9 months
Staffing
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Sanctuary Care recognised for strong staff support

Care provider Sanctuary Care has been recognised for its outstanding employee support by achieving Investors ...
9 months
Management
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Migrant care workers fear for their future with visas set to expire

Foreign nationals at two Edinburgh care homes fear they may be deported with their families ...
9 months
Staffing
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Glasgow care workers launch two-day strike over pay and conditions

A two-day strike by care workers has been launched at three Glasgow care homes in ...
9 months
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Social care recruitment events announced in Cornwall

A new series of social care recruitment events have been announced by a partnership initiative ...
10 months
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Iron pumping care home manager goes for glory

A care home manager with a passion for body building is aiming for glory after ...
10 months
Staffing
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Skills for Care launches ethical recruitment campaign

Skills for Care is supporting social care teams to #Recruit Right with its latest campaign.
10 months
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Healthcare firms at risk of missing out on top talent

New industry data has revealed that healthcare firms could be missing out on top talent ...
10 months
Staffing
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Care team racks up 305 years of service

A Healthcare Homes care team in East Sussex has been celebrated for racking up an ...
10 months
Staffing
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Calls to scrap care worker visas following sixfold rise in year to June

New data revealing a sixfold rise in long-term visas for care workers has prompted renewed ...
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Staffing
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Skills for Care added to Official Statistics Order 2023

Skills for Care has become an official statistics provider following its addition to the Official ...
10 months
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Scottish Social Services Council launches new careers in care website

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) has launched a new improved website designed to promote ...
10 months
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Scottish First Minister calls for talks over carer pay dispute

First Minister Humza Yousaf has written to care executives to negotiate with care workers to ...
10 months
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HC-One launches new flexible working initiative

HC-One is planning to roll-out a new flexible working initiative to thousands of care professionals ...
10 months
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Kent carer helps save retired nurse’s life

A Kent home care worker has helped save her client’s life after becoming worried about ...
10 months
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International recruitment specialist raises £2.5m to tackle care worker shortage

International recruitment specialist Borderless has raised £2.5 million in seed funding to tackle care worker ...
10 months
Staffing
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Government seeks views on working in adult social care

Social care staff are being asked to share their experiences of working in care as ...
10 months
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