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Over a third of councils still unprepared over older people’s housing

Over a third (36%) of local authorities do not have clear policies in place to support housing for older people, according to research from...

Lifted receives £1.3m to expand and develop care platform

Homecare platform Lifted has been awarded £1.3m by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) as part of its healthy ageing challenge. The money will be used...

Councillors agree to transfer care homes to Sanctuary

Plans that will see the freehold of 14 care home sites transferred to Sanctuary Housing Association to support its acquisition of Cornwall Care have...

Sanctuary acquisition of Cornwall Care dependent on councillors

Councillors are being advised to accept plans to dispose of 14 freehold properties that would help pave the way for Sanctuary Housing Association to...

Outcomes First Group trials four-day week

Outcomes First Group has moved 18% of its workforce to a four-day week as part of a national trial. The provider is the largest organisation...

Establishment of National Care Service moves closer

A National Care Service (NCS) in Scotland moved a step closer following publication of a Bill providing a framework for its creation. The NCS Bill,...

Potential strike action ‘unwarranted’, says St Monica Trust CEO

A decision by care staff at St Monica Trust to take strike action has been described by the charity’s chief executive as ‘unwarranted’. Care workers,...

Scottish government urged to act on housing with care provision

More than 4,000 housing with care properties will be required to be built each year in Scotland over the next 14 years for it...

Councils to receive funds to implement charging reforms

Local authorities will receive more than £15m to help them implement charging reforms that aim to bring an end to unpredictable costs of care. Introduction...

Demand for social care advice outstripping resources

The number of social care needs assessment enquiries rose by 229% in 2021/22 compared to before the pandemic, with the increase in demand for...