A Nottingham family is calling for lessons to be learned after winning their four-year legal battle following the death of a care home resident with dementia.
Plans by the government to raise national insurance to pay for long-term social care reform have been thrown into further doubt after a senior minister appeared to rule it out.
A new purpose-built luxury care home near Preston has opened and welcomed its first resident.
Data published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has revealed the extent of the impact of Covid-19 in care homes in England during the first and second waves of the epidemic.
The government’s mandatory Covid jab policy could lead to the loss of around 40,000 staff with a replacement cost of £2,500 each to English care homes, according to a Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) impact assessment.
Care providers Care UK and Signature Senior Lifestyle (Signature) are to acquire all Sunrise Senior Living and Gracewell Healthcare homes in the UK.
The government is set to raise national insurance to pay for long-term social care reform, according to newspaper reports.
Adult social care leaders have come together to publish a collective vision of what should be in a workforce strategy for the sector.
A Scottish care home owner has been disqualified from being a company director for six years after being unable to account for more than half a million pounds leaving company accounts.
The directors of the Hill House care home in the Wiltshire town of Chippenham have put the property up for sale as a going concern.
Front-line social care staff who have been advised to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace or the NHS Covid-19 app can continue working if they opt to take tests instead.
The Community Integrated Care (CIC) charity has called for an “immediate and fair pay rise” to all front-line social care workers after it claimed they are undervalued by up to £7,000 per year compared to equivalent positions in the public sector.
Exemplar Health Care will this autumn open a £4.9m specialist nursing care home in Birmingham for adults living with a range of complex and high acuity care needs.
Staff at Brook View, an Exemplar Health Care home in Liverpool, has held a training day aboard a ‘Dementia Bus’ to learn more about what it is like to live with dementia.
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) is to launch a public call for evidence on the impacts of ending freedom of movement on adult social care.
Commercial laundry specialist Washco has launched the Love Laundry Awards to celebrate those working in care and nursing home laundries who have made a difference during the pandemic.