Orchard Care Homes is providing independent medical information to staff about Covid vaccinations via a series of Teams webinars to boost uptake.
Health and care sector leaders and experts were brought together on Monday by Health Secretary Sajid Javid to help shape reform.
Tory MP for Chichester Gillian Keegan has replaced Helen Whately as care minister in Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle.
Professor Martin Green OBE has taken from Kathy Roberts as chair of the Care Provider Alliance (CPA) as of 1 September.
The supply of care home beds rose by just 0.1 per cent in the past year to 480,072 across 12,034 care homes developers pausing operations to deal with the impacts of the pandemic, according to a report by global property adviser Knight Frank.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is to host a webinar on 20 September on how it is monitoring and prioritising inspections as it prepares to make changes to how it regulates.
Leading provider of care and support services to vulnerable adults National Care Group has launched an academy and apprenticeship programme to help kickstart a career in care for the next generation.
Social care guidance provider Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) has launched the Dementia Centre software package that offers comprehensive condition-specific support.
The Workforce Development Fund (WDF) 2021-22 is now open to adult social care employers in England to support the development of their staff at all levels.
A new £48m package of funding to support social care in Wales has been announced by deputy minister for social services Julie Morgan.
Two care home workers have launched an eleventh-hour bid to overturn the government’s mandatory Covid jabs policy, according to newspaper reports.
An additional 35,000 to 70,000 care workers will be needed across England due to the government’s mandatory vaccinations policy, according to Care England.
Elysian Residences has taken the wraps off the show apartment at its new Wildernesse House retirement village at a converted stately home in Kent dating back to 1327.
Target Healthcare REIT has raised £125m through an oversubscribed share issue to help fund an acquisition spree including 18 operational care homes worth a combined £230m.
A buddy pilot programme for new starters at Care UK is boosting staff retention, the care provider has said as it launched the programme officially during Professional Care Workers’ Week earlier this month.
HC-One is to build a new luxury unit at its Victoria Manor care home in Edinburgh as part of an £8.5m group-wide refurbishment programme.
Researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have launched a project to increase the number of care home staff that take up the ‘flu vaccine.
Care England has backed a Department of Health and Social Care consultation on making the Covid-19 and flu vaccination a condition of deployment for frontline workers in health and wider care settings.
Holmes Care Group has named Alex Wilson as its new managing director following former incumbent Sharifa Lakhani’s promotion to chief executive officer.