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Anchor weighs up golden future with Halcyon acquisition

Anchor Hanover Group, England’s largest not-for-profit care provider, has acquired Halcyon Care Homes Topco Limited.

Vida Healthcare defies national trend with recruitment success

Vida Healthcare has announced a successful year for the recruitment and retention of staff.

NCF welcomes report on human rights in care settings

The National Care Forum has welcomed a report by the Joint Committee on Human Rights on protecting human rights in care settings.

PainChek receives funding for Gwent care providers pilot

AI-powered pain assessment tool PainChek has received pilot funding from the Gwent Regional Partnership Board via its Technology Enabled Care Programme.

NCF responds to two new Health and Social Care Committee Reports

The National Care Forum’s Vic Rayner OBE has responded to two reports recently published by the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee.

Lottie secures £6m investment in latest funding round

Residential care comparison website Lottie has been valued at £45m after US venture capital firm General Catalyst agreed to invest £6.125m.

Four Seasons’ Northern Ireland portfolio sold to Beaumont Care Homes

Christie & Co has completed on the sale of 29 Four Seasons care homes in Northern Ireland to Beaumont Care Homes.

Person Centred Software reaffirms focus on Connecting Care

Person Centred Software has launched an innovative integration with Bristol, North Somerset, and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) local shared care record ‘Connecting Care’.

Person Centred Software named one of the UK’s fastest-growing private companies

Digital care planning software provider Person Centred Software has been listed in The Sunday Times’ top 100 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the UK.

WASHCO gives new Love Laundry awards category a spin

Commercial laundry specialist WASHCO has added a new category to its 2022 Love Laundry Awards – the Engineer’s Choice Award.

Skills for Care report highlights scale of social care recruitment challenge

A new report from Skills for Care shows that the number of filled posts in social care is down for the first time since records began in 2012/13.

Christie & Co drives through Bentley care home sale

Christie & Co has completed on the freehold sale of Bentley Lodge in Bentley, Hampshire to local operator RMD Care.

Hallmark sweetens staff training package with new diabetes guidance

Care provider Hallmark has launched diabetes staff training sessions in collaboration with DUET diabetes.

Blenheim Court care home ‘highly commended’ at NAPA awards

Caring Homes’ Blenheim Court in Liss, Hampshire, has won the ‘highly commended’ category at the NAPA (National Activity Providers Association) awards.

New Zupa survey identifies barriers to digitisation in care homes

A new survey commissioned by Zupa has highlighted the obstacles in the way of implementing digital solutions in care homes.

Cheshire care home sees double with awards wins

Priesty Fields Care Home in Congleton, Cheshire, is celebrating after winning at two prestigious awards ceremonies.

Octopus wraps its tentacles around care homes in West Sussex and Cheshire

Specialist real estate lender Octopus Real Estate has announced a strategic partnership with Anavo Group to fund the development and operation of care homes across the UK.

NCF and Care England speak up for social care during Tory leadership contest

As the Conservative Party’s leadership contest rumbles on, key social care organisations are working to make sure that social care’s voice is heard.

Surrey care provider hires overseas workers via employee sponsorship scheme

CHD Living has utilised an employee sponsorship scheme to expand its international workforce.

Caring Homes Group celebrates Princess Royal Training Award

Caring Homes is celebrating after receiving a Princess Royal Training Award from Princess Anne.

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