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.
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.
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.
Retirement developer McCarthy Stone is to make all employees a Dementia Friend by the end of 2021.
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 is rebooting its annual dementia training programme to reflect the coronavirus pandemic and give care providers a better understanding of the ‘new normal’.
Cuts to social care budgets are a behind a surge in hospital admissions of people with dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Society.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Senior living developer Charterpoint has handed over its latest care home development after the completion of Fosse Way View in Bingham, Nottinghamshire.
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.
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 appointed utilities broker Focus Business Consultancy as preferred supplier to the representative body for two years.
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.
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.
Cinnamon Care Collection has acquired a development site with planning consent for an 81-bedroom care home in Worthing, West Sussex.