The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has launched a programme aimed at identifying and developing the next generation of adult social care leaders.
The UK’s largest care home provider, HC-One, has promoted Stephen Butterworth to the position of executive director for operations.
Care home resident deaths involving Covid-19 in England and Wales have surpassed 30,000 according to the latest data by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Care home interior design consultant Jacqui Smith is to speak at the inaugural Virtual Interiors Event online conference next month.
Deaths involving Covid-19 among social care workers in England and Wales between March and December were almost three times higher than the general working age population, according to data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The British Medical Association (BMA) will on 26 January host a virtual roundtable with representatives from across social care to consider the challenges faced by the sector.
OakNorth Bank has arranged a £42m loan to a later living investor to develop 84 retirement homes in a purpose-built village in south-east England.
Dutch healthcare technology company Tover has launched a next-generation version of its cognitive stimulation system aimed at improving quality of life of those living with dementia.
Care home construction company Savista Developments is recruiting for five senior positions as part of its long-term expansion plan.
Majesticare’s Cavendish Park in Evesham has won the care home design award at the 2021 Knight Frank Luxury Care Home Guide Awards.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has set out plans to offer insurance cover to care homes that take in discharged Covid patients from hospitals.
Former PRP later living architect Anne-Marie Nicholson has joined Marchese Partners as principal to jointly lead the Australian consultancy’s UK studio.
The government will from this month provide a free four-month supply of daily vitamin D supplements for residents in residential and nursing care homes across England to support their health.
The National Care Association (NCA) has sought legal advice on whether care home staff can be compelled to be vaccinated after it emerged a minority of workers are refusing to take a Covid jab.
The UK government has scrapped proposals to introduce legislation to restrict routine movement of care home staff during the pandemic after it launched a new £120m fund to boost the social care workforce.
Belong has completed the purchase of land at Wirral Waters in Birkenhead to enable building work on a £15m care village to kick off later this year.
Covid outbreaks in care homes have trebled in a month to levels not seen since the spring 2020 peak of the pandemic, according to Public Health England (PHE).