Vida Healthcare has increased the wages of its frontline care staff by 30 per cent for a variety of roles.
New entrant to the care sector Principle Care Homes has secured £10m in funding from Virgin Money for the development of Heron Manor, its flagship care home in Fleet, Hampshire.
Connaught Care and Halebourne Care have secured an £11m loan from Octopus Real Estate for their joint development of a 71-bed care home in Bedhampton, Hampshire.
Cornwall Care is leading a new project for care home residents to enjoy the Eden Project through virtual reality.
Care home staff vacancies in England nearly doubled in the six months to the end of December 2021, according to Care Quality Commission (CQC) data.
Most people admitted to adult care homes in Scotland will no longer have to self-isolate for two weeks under new guidance issued to care home operators.
Cornerstone Healthcare has secured a loan from Virgin Money to develop an 80-bed ‘eco’ care home in Bristol.
A care home worker who was sacked for refusing to have a coronavirus vaccine has lost an employment tribunal in Leeds.
Anchor and McCarthy Stone have joined forces to plan an ‘affordable for all’ £40m retirement community in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.
Exemplar Health Care has opened a multi-faith room at its Blackmoor specialist care home in Birmingham for adults living with complex and high acuity needs.
Audley Group has appointed Graham to lead on the construction of a 110-acre retirement village in West Yorkshire.
Avery Healthcare has awarded Horizon Construction the contract to build the former’s £8.4m care home in Braintree, Essex.
Millennium Care has been granted planning permission for a 48-bed care home in Standish near Wigan.
New staff joining the social care workforce in Scotland are to have entry costs paid by the Scottish government until the end of March.
The Isle of Man has unveiled plans to build a £12.75m residential care home in Ramsey in the north of the island.
Royal Star & Garter’s High Wycombe care home has received accreditation from care and culture consultancy Meaningful Care Matters for the implementation of its person-centred care model.
Social care heroes across the country are set to be recognised for their hard work in a rolling awards programme.
Exemplar Health Care is set to open this summer the £4.1m Edgewater care home in Wallasey, on Wirral in Merseyside.