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Quantum Care making leaps with Bushey buildout

Quantum Care is on track to open in October its 72-bed Oakmoor Lodge care home in Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Hallmark splashes out on new lavish new build in Bath

Hallmark Care Homes has conducted a topping out ceremony for its new 80-bed care home in Bath, Somerset.

Torsion Care takes wraps off plans for York scheme

Care home developer Torsion Care has unveiled plans for a 72-bed scheme in York.

S.A.C. Construction kicks off works on Thame scheme for Care UK

S.A.C. Construction has kicked off construction of a 68-bed care home in Thame in Oxfordshire for provider Care UK.

Royal College of Physicians warns UK is facing care crisis

The UK is sleepwalking into a crisis of care for older people due to combination of a rapidly ageing population and a lack of NHS workforce planning, according to the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).

Plans advance for Simply UK scheme in Shrewsbury

Plans for a 70-bed care home to be operated by Simply UK have been lodged with Shrewsbury Council.

Barclays Eagle Labs event to stick claws into care home sector

Barclays Eagle Labs is to take a deep dive into the impact of the pandemic and Brexit on the care home industry in an online event on 17 March.

DHSC launches new online system for free PPE provision

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a new online platform for care providers to order free personal protective equipment (PPE) in England.

‘No jab, no job’ rules for care staff to be binned on 15 March

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is to revoke regulations making Covid vaccination a condition of deployment in health and social care settings on Tuesday 15 March.

Covid accounted for nearly a quarter of care resident deaths during first wave

Covid was involved in nearly a quarter of all care home resident deaths in England during the first wave of the pandemic, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Highwood logs onto construction of £10m Sussex home

Highwood Group has started construction of a £10m, 64-bed specialist dementia care home near Littlehampton in West Sussex for Healthcare Management Trust (HMT).

Walter Thompson snags Stockton build contract for £4.7m Exemplar scheme

Walter Thompson Contractors is to build Exemplar Health Care’s £4.7m Tees Grange care home in Stockton-on-Tees.

20/30 Labs partners Avery Healthcare for infection control trial

20/30 Labs has taken the wraps off its Covid infection control trial through the analysis of wastewater at Avery Healthcare residential care homes.

Sanders Senior Living opens doors to resident-run shop

Sanders Senior Living has launched a resident-run shop that will be open daily at its Claridge Place near Solihull in the West Midlands.

Care England, Age UK call for free Covid tests for visitors

Care England and Age UK have urged the government to fund free Covid tests for care home visitors beyond 1 April.

Nellsar launches Dietary Diaries to boost staff physical and mental health

Care provider Nellsar has launched a dietary campaign to boost the physical and mental health of staff to coincide with You Can Care Week, a nationwide initiative that shines a spotlight on social care workers.

ROAR B2B opens registrations for UK Care Week in July

ROAR B2B has opened registrations for UK Care Week in July at the Birmingham NEC.

Ian Dilks confirmed as new CQC chairman

MPs have confirmed the appointment of Ian Dilks as the new chairman of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following his appearance before the health and social care committee.

Inaugural Kent Care Summit to take place on 2 March

Kent County Council is to bring together a panel of experts to discuss the future of adult social care in the first ever Kent Care Summit on 2 March.

UK is 20 years behind US on retirement living – Savills

The UK is around 20 years behind the US in the development of integrated retirement communities (IRC) but has considerable scope for growth, according to estate agents Savills.

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