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Orchard grows Sunderland's specialist dementia care provision

Orchard Care Homes has opened a second specialist dementia care service in Sunderland.

Tunbridge Wells care home sold for the first time in 35 years

Family-run Beulah Lodge residential care home, located in Tunbridge Wells, in Kent, has been sold in a deal handled by Christie & Co.

HMT Littlehampton celebrates topping out

A ceremony has been held to mark the topping out of HMT Littlehampton, a new dementia care home being completed in West Sussex.

NCF responds to government plan to recruit foreign social care workers

The National Care Forum has responded to the government’s latest social care recruitment plans.

Hampshire care home gets the VPP treatment

Purbeck House care home in Waterlooville, Hampshire, has been purchased by newly established care group VPP Estates.

Prime Minister launches Dame Barbara Windsor Dementia Mission

Boris Johnson has launched a new national mission to tackle dementia, pledging to double research funding to £160 million a year by 2024.

Person Centred Software and Autumna aim for ratings hit

Digital care planning software provider Person Centred Software and social care register Autumna have partnered to create a new live rating service for care homes.

Brendoncare residents to transfer to Greensleeves Care home in Tooting

Residents and staff at Brendoncare’s Ronald Gibson House in Tooting, South West London, will be transferring to a brand-new home next door.

Charity sells Grade II listed Exeter care home to Stonehaven Care

Woodhayes nursing home in Exeter has been sold to family-run Stonehaven Care Group, one of the largest care home operators in Devon.

Chartwell House in Broadstairs launches marketing suite

Luxury Broadstairs care home Chartwell House has celebrated the launch of its marketing suite with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony.

ACI Care Group refinanced by Cynergy Bank

Family-run ACI Care Group, which owns and operates four care homes across East Sussex, Kent, and Northamptonshire, has received £7.35m of funding from Cynergy Bank.

Fern House care home hosts West Yorkshire dementia task force

A meeting of the West Yorkshire Dementia Ready Housing Task Force is to be held at Fern House, Bingley, on 23 August.

Show apartment opens at Poppy Meadows Extra Care development

Housing 21’s Poppy Meadows Extra Care scheme in Didcot, Oxfordshire, has recently opened a show apartment.

Welsh nursing home purchasers are new in Tywyn

The Alexandra Nursing Home in the coastal town of Tywyn, Wales, has been sold to new entrants to the care sector.

Investigation after wheelchair-bound care home resident tasered by police dies

Two police officers are facing a manslaughter investigation after a 93-year-old care home resident died three weeks after being tasered.

Beaucare celebrates turning 30 with care home giveaway

Leading hygiene, nursing, and janitorial consumables supplier Beaucare Medical is celebrating its 30th anniversary this summer.

'Ravaged' social care needs immediate funding says Levelling Up Committee

The government urgently needs to inject additional funding into the ‘ravaged’ social care sector, according to the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities Committee.

NHS leaders warn that social care recruitment crisis risks patient safety

The social care staffing crisis is putting the safety of NHS patients at risk, according to new NHS Confederation survey.

Nourish Care expands offering with VCare eMAR integration

App-based care management platform Nourish Care is incorporating VCare Systems’ electronic medication administration record (eMAR).

Simply UK ramps up care home investment by launching Portland Care Group

Real estate developer and investment company Simply UK has launched its new Portland Care Group with a multi-million pound acquisition of six care homes.

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