OakNorth Bank has provided a £7.5m loan to Springfield Healthcare for the construction of a luxury care home development in Beverley, East Yorkshire.
Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are to investigate how people who live, visit and work in care homes have coped with Covid-19 infection control measures.
Leaders of 50 charities and non-for-profit organisations have written to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging him to stick to his promise to fix social care.
BT is to roll out its employee-led Care Home Companions initiative across the UK in partnership with leading provider HC-One.
Social care employee referral app Care Friends is celebrating its first anniversary having paid out over £500,000 to care workers via its points reward system.
All Methodist Homes (MHA) retirement living schemes are now rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following an uprating of its The Fairways community in Chippenham.
National Care Forum chief executive Vic Rayner has called plans to impose a 'no jab, no job' policy on the care sector a "logistical nightmare" for providers and called on the government to provide implementation support.
The government has confirmed plans to require from October staff in care homes with older adult residents in England to have Covid-19 vaccines.
Care UK has published a booklet on hydration and distributed it to all of its 124 care homes to mark Nutrition and Hydration Week.
Exemplar Health Care has opened a £5m care home for adults with complex needs in Bradford.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will publish from 21 July the number of Covid deaths at every care home in England.
OakNorth Bank has provided a £50m loan to Brigid Investments, a special purpose vehicle formed by John Laing and Macquarie Capital to invest in McCarthy Stone’s retirement property rental portfolio.
Care home meal provider apetito is to publish a daily series of webcasts and podcasts during Nutrition and Hydration Week, which kicks off on 14 June.
National Care Forum (NCF) chief executive Vic Rayner has received an OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to the social care sector.
Scottish developer Blackwood Homes and Care has launched a £12.5m project to create three ‘communities of the future’ in Dundee, Glasgow and Moray designed to help older people live longer, healthier and independent lives.
Target Healthcare REIT has acquired a luxury care home in Scotland and a development site in Buckinghamshire for a total investment of £33m.
The number of people searching for a care home hit an all-time high in early spring as the UK emerged from the second wave of the pandemic, according to review website carehome.co.uk.
Campaigners are taking the UK government to court over the requirement for care home residents to self-isolate for 14 days on admission and after overnight stays.
North London care company Axela is one of 30 black founder businesses across Europe to be awarded with a cash award from a $2m Google funding pot.