Campaigners are renewing calls for urgent government reform to adult social care after NHS figures revealed that almost a quarter of older people seeking help in England were denied it.
National charity Making Space has picked electronic planning provider Nourish Care to improve the former’s quality of care through a dedicated digital platform.
Care provider Anchor Hanover has appointed Rob Martin to its executive board as managing director of care services with effect from 1 March.
Care UK directors are warning care managers from other providers to be vigilant after a quick thinking colleague at one of its Surrey homes thwarted a potential criminal trying to access the home’s bank account.
Coronavirus vaccinations of care home residents and staff have started at locations across the UK.
Later living developer McCarthy & Stone is to be sold to US private equity group Lone Star after shareholders backed an improved takeover offer.
Campaigners are challenging government guidance that puts a ‘blanket ban’ on trips out of care homes to visit friends and family for residents aged over 65, including over Christmas.
Later living community developer Inspired Villages has appointed Sonia Parol as design director to drive innovation, sustainability and resident wellbeing.
Professor Deborah Sturdy OBE has been appointed by the UK government as its first ever Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care in England.
The organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2021) in England have teamed up with Community Integrated Care (CIC) to create a programme offering volunteering opportunities to people who have care and support needs.
Audley Group has appointed Henry Construction and Zenith Construction to support the restoration and new build phases of its Sunningdale Park retirement village in Berkshire.
Leading care providers including Barchester Healthcare, Hallmark Care Homes and MHA have launched a new music project that aims to lift the spirits of thousands of residents in England this winter.
A new health and social care shared record system is being launched in Kent and Medway that Kent County Council (KCC) says will deliver significant benefits for the region’s care professionals.
The National Care Forum (NCF) has called on NHS England to work with GPs and pharmacies to help mobilise a local vaccination service for care home residents.
A care home in Oxfordshire rated as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission has installed a Covid-secure visitor centre to allow residents to see loved ones during winter.
Care technology provider Person Centred Software (PCS) is offering its Relatives Gateway system to all UK and Ireland care homes free of charge to facilitate communication between residents and loved ones over the festive period.
Care home residents and carers will be first to get the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine for Covid-19 after it was cleared for clinical use by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority.
Sentinel Health Care has been ordered to pay £167,670 at West Hampshire Magistrates’ Court in Southampton after a 56-year-old man died from Legionnaires' disease while in its care.
Care home residents in all tiers across England will be able to see their families at Christmas via indoor visits under new Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) guidance.
Morgan Sindall Later Living has achieved practical completion on an 80-bed extra care scheme in York.