The administrators of Four Seasons Health Care are preparing to sell the troubled chain of care homes 20 months after its collapse, according to newspaper reports.
Jonathan Freeman, founder and chief executive of the CareTech Foundation - the first independent grant-making charitable corporate foundation in the care sector - has been awarded an MBE for services to charity in the Queen’s new year’s honours list.
GPs have been given the green light by NHS England to start vaccinating care home residents and staff in England.
Care UK has deployed fogging machines, air purifiers and thermal imaging cameras in all 124 of its homes to boost infection control as community infection rates for Covid-19 continue to rise.
Fresh guidance issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has banned close-contact visits in English care homes located in Tier 4 areas.
Lichfield-based provider Voyage Care has completed the acquisition of five services from local counterpart Day Opportunities.
Majesticare has partnered with 4th Wave Technology and Airnitative to install clean air technology across its eight luxury care homes in southern England.
A national research project has been launched to study the impact of Covid-19 on retirement villages and extra care housing schemes across England.
Innovate UK has awarded £140,000 to a new tool developed by an offshoot of tech outfit Florence that helps care providers more safely staff their services.
The Welsh government has relaxed guidance for discharging hospital patients who have tested positive for Covid to social care settings.
Meallmore, one of Scotland’s largest independent care home operators, is to expand its portfolio following a £41m cash injection backing from HSBC UK.
Octopus Real Estate has acquired eight care homes from LNT Care Developments in a deal worth around £100m.
Covid vaccination of care home residents has kicked off in Scotland with the first jabs administered at Abercorn House in Hamilton in Lanarkshire.
Lancashire County Council has filed proposals to build a later living scheme consisting of a 45-bed care home and 65-apartment extra care development in Garstang.