A group of leading care organisations have called on the government to resume care home visits by 1 March.
Health and Social Care select committee chairman Jeremy Hunt has pressed the government for detail on plans to reform social care, calling for a genuine long-term solution after previous “false dawns”.
Government must commit to finding ways to improve the quality and quantity of housing that facilitates care and support, according to a report commissioned by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).
brighterkind, are part of Four Seasons Health Care Group, has become the first major care home provider in the UK to win a Feefo Platinum Trusted Service award.
Care home resident deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales fell by 13 per cent in the first week of February, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.
Care home operator Abbeyfield Society has announced the death of its chief executive officer (CEO) David McCullough.
Medical tech outfit PainChek is leading a campaign that is lobbying Prime Minister Boris Johnson to take urgent action to improve the level of technology-enabled dementia care across the social care sector.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has urged all social care staff to take the Covid vaccine after he revealed around a third had yet to receive a first jab.
A venture between Audley Group, Schroders Real Estate and Octopus Real Estate has secured a £47m loan facility with Silbury Finance to develop a retirement village in Cobham, Surrey.
Marie Curie is working with Hallmark Care Homes to implement the provider’s end of life care strategy.
Occupancy levels in not-for-profit care homes in England fell to 79 per cent in January – around 10 per cent lower than the average level in 2019 – according to a survey of National Care Forum (NCF) members.
Legal & General has launched a part-exchange service that aims to remove the burden of selling a home by offering a guaranteed cash sale for potential buyers of an Inspired Village retirement property.
The UK government has published a White Paper setting out a blueprint to join up health and social care services as the key part of post-pandemic reform.
The government’s focus on the NHS at the outset of the pandemic left social care providers “neglected” and staff "exposed” by a lack of PPE, according to the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
Care home resident deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales are continuing to rise despite the vaccine programme, according to the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) data.
Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) has teamed up with UK luxury care home group Cinnamon Care Collection to create a food safety manual for care home caterers.
Sequential Investors has teamed up with not-for-profit housing provider Housing 21 to deliver a 98-bed extra care housing scheme in Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk.
The government has rebooted its ‘Care for Others. Make a Difference.’ recruitment campaign to highlight the short-term opportunities in adult social care services during the pandemic.
More than one in three people in Britain are less likely to use care homes due to fears around infection risk, according to market research.