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Care charities demand urgent action on sleep-ins

Representatives of UK providers caring for people with learning difficulties have written to the chair of the Charity Commission urging her to act on...
CM meets... Johnny Sandelson

CM meets… Johnny Sandelson

Set to open in 2020, Auriens Chelsea will be akin to a five-star hotel with first-class amenities and high-quality elderly care. Deven Pamben meets...
Mental health service rated ‘inadequate’ by CQC

Merseyside care home placed in special measures

A care home has been placed in special measures after inspectors found residents with ‘unexplained injuries’. Beechcroft care home in Prenton, Merseyside, was visited by...

Charities call for more support for unpaid carers

A group of eight social care charities are demanding better support for unpaid carers, as research suggests their mental and physical health is taking...

Visitor restrictions in place at care homes

Growing numbers of UK operators are restricting visitors to care homes due to the spread of coronavirus. After learning that operators were suspending non-essential visits,...

Organisations call for care home visits to continue

More than 60 care organisations have called on the government to ensure care homes are supported to enable visits during lockdown. In an open...
Social care organisations write to minister over mental capacity changes

Social care organisations write to minister over mental capacity changes

More than 100 social care organisations have signed an open letter to Care Minister Caroline Dinenage MP seeking clarification and change to aspects of...

Eden Futures appoints new chief executive

National supported living provider Eden Futures has promoted group chief operating officer Dawn Berry to the role of chief executive. Berry will succeed Andrew Lennox...

Nigel Sibley leaves LifeCare Residences

Chief executive of LifeCare Residences Nigel Sibley has left the business. The luxury retirement villages operator, which has sites in London, Hampshire and Dorset in...

A trusted approach

Trusted assessor schemes are a national initiative designed to reduce delays when people are ready for discharge from hospital. Ellie Robinson looks at how...