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No jab, no job proposals ‘risk social care jobs crisis’

Care providers could face having to sack a fifth of its workforce if government proposals are taken forward to make vaccination a condition of employment, according to law firm Royds Withy King.

Stepnell kicks off £9.7m High Wycombe later living community

Building contractor Stepnell has started work on site at Lifestory Group’s £9.7m independent living community for the over-60s in Wooburn Green near High Wycombe.

Aedifica snags £11m Aylesbury home from Maria Mallaband

Belgian real estate fund Aedifica has acquired an under-construction 61-bed care home in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire from Maria Mallaband Care Group for a total consideration of £11m.

McCarthy Stone to make all employees a Dementia Friend

Retirement developer McCarthy Stone is to make all employees a Dementia Friend by the end of 2021.

Care UK takes bronze medal in national employee awards

Leading care home operator Care UK has won a bronze medal at the UK Employee Experience Awards under the Employee Training and Development category.

Meaningful Care Matters reboots dementia training to reflect Covid

Meaningful Care Matters is rebooting its annual dementia training programme to reflect the coronavirus pandemic and give care providers a better understanding of the ‘new normal’.

Alzheimer’s Society: care cuts causing rise in hospital admissions

Cuts to social care budgets are a behind a surge in hospital admissions of people with dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Society.

MPs: lack of social care plan undermines health reforms

A report by the health select committee into government reforms of the NHS has found the lack of a fully funded plan for social care has the potential to destabilise integrated care system (ICS) proposals.

Government urges care staff to respond to Women’s Health Strategy call

The UK government is calling on the social care workforce to respond to a call for evidence that will help shape a new Women’s Health Strategy.

National Care Forum appoints Royal Star & Garter chief exec as chair

Royal Star & Garter chief executive Andy Cole OBE has taken over as chairman of National Care Forum (NCF), the not-for-profit care provider representative body.

Dementia, Care and Nursing Home Expo confirms September NEC return

Roar B2B, the organiser of the Dementia, Care and Nursing Home Expo, has confirmed the event will return on 15-16 September at Birmingham NEC.

Care UK tucks into three-year e-foods contract

e-foods has secured a three-year catering services contract with Care UK to help deliver menus for the provider’s more than 7,000 residents in over 100 care homes.

Charterpoint hands over Nottinghamshire home to HC-One

Senior living developer Charterpoint has handed over its latest care home development after the completion of Fosse Way View in Bingham, Nottinghamshire.

Report reveals 110 per cent rise in demand for social care advice

A report by the Access Social Care charity has found demand for social care needs assessment advice has risen by 110 per cent in the past two years.

Care England slams Queen's speech ‘missed opportunity’ for social care

The UK government is extending ‘years of neglect and disappointment’ by failing to set out plans for social care reform in the Queen’s speech, according to Care England.

Scottish Care has hots for Focus Business Consultancy energy expertise

Scottish Care has appointed utilities broker Focus Business Consultancy as preferred supplier to the representative body for two years.

Restrictions to ease further for care home residents

Care home residents will be able to have five named visitors and self-isolation will no longer be required following visits to GPs, dentists and day centres from 17 May.

Marchese Partners rebrands to Life3A

Australian architecture firm Marchese Partners is rebranding to Life3A in the UK and Europe in a strategic move that will focus on a more holistic approach to designing and delivering solutions for the third age.

Ideal Carehomes ordered to pay £150,000 over attack on resident

Ideal Carehomes has been fined £140,000 and ordered to pay nearly £15,000 in costs by Nottingham Magistrates Court for failing to protect a resident from an attack in 2017.

Worthing acquisition adds spice to Cinnamon Care Collection

Cinnamon Care Collection has acquired a development site with planning consent for an 81-bedroom care home in Worthing, West Sussex.

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