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DHSC launches quick consultation on 'no jab, no job' U-turn

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has launched a brief consultation on the government’s U-turn over ‘no jab, no job’ Covid vaccine rules for care staff in England.

Integration White Paper drafts plans for better health and care links

The government has outlined plans to improve the links between the NHS and social care in its Integration White Paper.

apetito dishes up free guide to care home catering

Care home meals provider apetito has launched a free guide to care home catering as staff shortages and rising costs continue to impact the social care sector.

MHA to give all staff five per cent pay rise from April

Methodist Homes (MHA), the country’s largest charitable care provider, has announced a pay increase of five per cent for all its staff, meaning all employees will be paid above £10 an hour.

Skills for Care launches campaign to support change management

Skills for Care has launched the #ManagingChange campaign - a series of activities to support social care leaders with managing change.

Hallmark puts stamp on under-construction £13m West Sussex home

Hallmark Care Homes has reached the topping out stage of its 74-bed development in Angmering, West Sussex – the care provider’s 20th care home.

Belong set to put residents centre stage at Macclesfield home

Dementia care specialist Belong has appointed a theatre and drama professional as experience coordinator at its Macclesfield facility.

New Care build on track for November completion in Lymm

New Care has reached the halfway stage of construction of its £15m care home in Lymm, Cheshire and is on track for practical completion in November.

Signature Senior Lifestyle marks first nursing associate graduates

Signature Senior Lifestyle is celebrating the graduation of their first cohort of five nursing associates across four of its care homes.

McCarthy Stone paves way to greener future with MMC commitment

Retirement community developer McCarthy Stone is to build 40 new sites in full using modern methods of construction (MMC) that reduce environmental footprint and build time.

Four Seasons Health Care chief exec to step down in April

Four Seasons Health Care chief executive Jeremy Richardson has resigned his post and is expected to leave the business in April.

Later living housing sector hails ‘levelling up’ White Paper

The government has confirmed plans for a cross-department task force on housing for older people, including a strong focus on housing with care.

ActivumSG fund makes first foray with £220m retirement villages play

A new fund established by ActivumSG Capital Management has made it first investment by establishing a platform to develop and operate retirement villages in the UK.

WCS Care takes home national award for Warwick care village

WCS Care has won a national construction industry award for its £7.5m Woodside Care Village in Warwick.

Government slammed after care worker ‘no jab, no job’ U-turn

The government has come under heavy criticism from the social care sector after announcing regulations making vaccines a condition of deployment for care home staff in England will be revoked.

MHA spruces up Warwickshire home as part of refurb programme

A Warwickshire based care home has undergone a refurbishment to maintain and update the home in order for them to provide the best care possible for residents.

Cornish nursing home put for sale with £1.35m price tag

Specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has brought to market Malvern House nursing & residential home in Saltash, Cornwall with an asking price of £1.35m.

Hallmark appoints researcher in residence to support dementia care

Hallmark Care Homes has appointed published academic Dr. Isabelle Latham as its researcher in residence in a pioneering move understood to be a first for the sector.

Javid set for ‘no jab, no job’ care worker rules U-turn

The government is expected to announce a U-turn on mandatory Covid vaccinations for health and social care workers in England.

New Care on track to complete Leeds care home in April

Cheshire-based provider New Care is set to complete its £15m care home in the Adel suburb of Leeds in early April.

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Upcoming Events

NASHiCS - Summer Seminar for Safety & Health in Care Services

The Incora Pavillion, Derbyshire County Cricket Club, County Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby DE21 6DA
Tuesday 14th June 2022

Care & Occupational Therapy Show 2022

Westpoint Arena, Exeter
Tuesday 21st June 2022

UK Care Week

NEC, Birmingham
6th - 7th July 2022

The Care Show 2022

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
Wednesday 12th October - Thursday 13th October 202

Care Roadshows - London

Epsom Downs Racecourse,
18th October 2022

Care Roadshows - Cardiff

Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff
15th November 2022

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