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Legal & General sells care home trio to French fund for £34m

Legal & General has sold three care homes to French real estate investment fund SCPI Pierval Santé for a total purchase price of £34m.

CQC Compliance consultancy snapped up by Marlowe for £2m

Lancashire-based consultancy CQC Compliance has been acquired by business-critical services outfit Marlowe for around £2m.

Thirsk to host two-day care philosophy seminar in September

Centre for Health and Pastoral Care in Thirsk, North Yorkshire will in September host a two-day forum on practical, philosophical and spiritual approaches to aging.

Social care residents, staff in first cohort for Covid booster jabs

People living in residential care homes for older adults and front-line social care workers are to be offered Covid booster vaccines from September.

Country Court sets date for Castor Lodge ceremony

Country Court is to open on 5 September its new 80-bed Castor Lodge care home near Peterborough in Cambridgeshire.

NHS Digital reveals insights into social care technology

NHS Digital is sharing the findings from its innovation projects designed to develop and share technology in adult social care.

MPs to hold ‘first ever’ debate on retirement communities

MPs will on 1 July hold what is claimed to be the first ever formal debate on retirement communities following lobbying by the Associated Retirement Community Operators (Arco) trade association.

Oakland Care becomes ‘first care home group to be carbon neutral’

Oakland Care has claimed it has become the first care home group in Britain to be certified as a carbon neutral business.

Panellists confirmed for Hallmark’s Care Home Open Week discussion

Hallmark Care Homes has announced the speaker line-up for its panel discussion on 1 July to mark Care Home Open Week.

Sajid Javid replaces Hancock as health and social care secretary

Sajid Javid has replaced the disgraced Matt Hancock as secretary of state for health and social care.

Infection Control Fund extended to September with £142.5m top-up

The Department of Health and Social Care has extended the Infection Control Fund (ICF) until the end of September with an additional £142.5m of funding to tackle Covid in adult social care.

Celebrities join first anniversary celebrations of m4d Radio

m4d Radio is celebrating its first anniversary with celebrities contributing individual playlists for a week’s schedule of programming on the dementia-focused station.

Home Office director general to join CQC in August

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed Tyson Hepple, currently director general of immigration enforcement at the Home Office, to the new role of executive director of operations.

Vida Healthcare unveils ‘care home of the future’ in Harrogate

Vida Healthcare has opened the marketing suite of what is being dubbed the 'care home of the future' for people with dementia at the 100-bed Vida Court on the outskirts of Harrogate in North Yorkshire.

Whately sets out vision for social care reform

Care minister Helen Whately has set out a personal vision for a joined-up, people-first health and social care system during a parliamentary debate.

Social care providers to be required by law to share data

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is to introduce new legislation to require all adult social care providers to provide information about all the services they fund.

Audley Group scores hat-trick of new hires

Retirement village provider Audley Group has made three strategic hires to strengthen its senior leadership team as it enters its next phase of growth.

Savista Developments hires ex-Balfour Beatty man to lead construction

Graham Hill has been appointed as construction director of care home design and construction business Savista Developments.

HC-One cuts ribbon on Fosse Way View in Nottingham

HC-One has celebrated the opening of its new luxury care home in Nottingham, Fosse Way View.

Social care leaders urge reform proposals before summer recess

National social leaders have called on the government to publish reform proposals ahead of the parliamentary summer recess on 22 July.

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