The National Care Forum (NCF) has urged the government to take a “once in a generation” opportunity to undertake fundamental reform of social care to ensure it is fit for the future.
Analysis by healthcare charity the King’s Fund has found 120,000 more people requested social care support but around 14,000 fewer people received it in the five years up to 2020.
Deborah Sturdy, the chief nurse for adult social care in England, has urged the sector to participate in the government’s consultation on mandatory staff Covid jab proposals.
A London School of Economics-led commission has called on the government to introduce a Dilnot-style cap on care costs of £75,000.
Senior living specialist Charterpoint has secured planning permission for a 73-bed residential care home in Thurnby, Leicestershire.
A parliamentary inquiry has called on the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to implement robust processes on data collection and monitoring of care home visits by the end of May after it found many providers are not following government guidance.
Care home meals provider apetito has appointed an award-winning chef to work on the development of its menus for residents.
Knight Frank has been appointed as exclusive residential care home property adviser to Anchor Hanover, the largest provider of specialist housing and care for older people in England.
Social care consultancy Quality Compliance Systems (QCS) is to offer an enhanced legal advice service to its clients via Napthens Solicitors.
Care residents are today able to participate in more out-of-home visits without having to isolate on their return under new government guidance.
Encore Care Homes has signed up for Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friends programme, which aims to transform the way that people think, act and talk about the condition.
Envivo Group has completed the acquisition of Cardiff-based specialist nursing home outfit Crusader Medical Care.
Labour is calling on the government to implement a ten-year plan for social care reform based on a ‘home first’ guiding principle.
Hampshire provider Sentinel Healthcare has been acquired by operator Allegra Care and real estate fund manager Moorfield.
A research project into the response to the Covid-19 pandemic has revealed how retirement village and extra care housing operators helped to protect the lives of residents and staff.
Championing Social Care has launched Care Home Open Week 2021 that will take place from 28 June to 4 July.
The Care Home Environment magazine is delighted to make available the recording of its recent Future of Dementia Care Design virtual roundtable.
Luxury care operator Signature Senior Lifestyle has unveiled its latest home - in Beckenham – consisting of 100 private apartments across three floors, including 24 purpose-built apartments for residents living with dementia.
Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey and a clutch of leading care organisations have co-signed an open letter sent to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for a “1948 moment” to establish a long-term and sustainable future for adult social care.