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Support reduced or stopped for homecare users during pandemic

More than half of people receiving homecare had their support either reduced or stopped completely during the pandemic. A survey of both carers and care...

Councils concerned over investment in social care

Only one of England’s largest councils would be able to invest in adult social care over the next two years if extra funding is...

Data reveals ‘troubling’ impact of Covid on people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities were four times more likely to die because of Covid-19 than the rest of the population, data has revealed. The rate...

CM meets… David Manson

The chief executive of Keys Group began his career working in the automotive industry. With more than ten years working in social care he...

Spikes in Covid-19 hampering admissions at Four Seasons

The financial hit of Covid-19 on Four Seasons Health Care Group this year could be anything between £10m and £15m. The precise impact is yet...

Increased fees and occupancy prove positive for Greensleeves

Resident numbers exceeded expectations at Greensleeves Homes Trust helping improve occupancy levels, the provider has reported. Its financial report for the year ended 31 March...

Care home fined £100,000 following assault on resident

A Surrey care home has been ordered to pay more than £125,000 at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court following an assault on a 92-year-old woman...

Brendoncare to lease £15m care home from Octopus Real Estate

Investor Octopus Real Estate plans to fund and develop a 60-bed care home, which will be leased to operator Brendoncare. The property in Winchester, Hampshire,...

A bumpy road ahead

LaingBuisson’s virtual Social Care and Retirement Living Conference provided a range of presentations and panels. Deven Pamben and Kelsey Rees provide the analysis Certain segments of the...

McCarthy & Stone predicts continued difficulties for retirement housing

The retirement housing market remains difficult due to rising Covid-19 infection rates and lockdown measures. In a trading update, developer and manager of retirement communities...