Sunrise Senior Living & Gracewell Healthcare have completed the transition of 46 care homes to Care UK and Signature Senior Lifestyle.
LNT Care Developments and Lovel Developments have filed plans for a mixed scheme consisting of a 66-bed care home and 14 houses in Market Weighton, East Yorkshire.
Anchor said it has seen occupancy rates at its care homes recover strongly as it reached a year-end target six months ahead of schedule.
The £500m earmarked by the government to support the care workforce will be focused on “levelling up the knowledge, skills and experience” of workers across the sector, according to chief nurse for adult social care in England Deborah Sturdy.
The government’s white paper on adult social care is designed to provide a “suitable and sustainable” system for the future, according to care minister Gillian Keegan.
The government is to invest £150m to drive greater adoption of technology and achieve widespread digitisation across adult social care as part of its sector reform white paper.
The social care sector in England may have lost up to 70,000 workers across all settings in the past six months, according to analysis of government figures by the Nuffield Trust.
Civil engineers Farrans has kicked off construction of a £13m Passivhaus care home in Leighton Buzzard for Central Bedfordshire Council.
Ideal Carehomes is to welcome its first residents at its new, £12m Foley Grange care home in Kidderminster next month.
Calendula Group has acquired the 87-bed Bebington care home in the Wirral from Four Seasons Health Care with a view to a £1m programme of refurbishment.
Midlands provider Macc Care has opened its purpose-built 65-bed Studley Rose care home near Redditch in Worcestershire.
Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has set out the key principles of the government’s imminent social care white paper.
The National Care Forum (NCF), the association for not-for-profit organisations in the care and support sector, has released its annual impact report highlighting its work for members.
HC-One chairman Sir David Behan CBE is to step down from his role by the end of the year after serving three years on the board.
Greensleeves Care has achieved practical completion on its 80-bed Buckler’s Lodge luxury care home in Crowthorne, Berkshire.
English Oak Care Homes has secured an eight-figure funding package from HSBC UK to expand two of its current sites and purchase a new home in Hampshire.
An overwhelming majority of social care workers say their care employer is experiencing staff shortages with burnout, overwork and pay among the main reasons cited, according to UNISON.
New Care has opened its £15m Bridgewater Manor care home in Worsley in the City of Salford.