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Which? says half of large care providers have a quarter of homes below standard

Half of England’s large-scale providers of care homes for older people have at least a quarter of their homes rated Inadequate or Requires Improvement...

Octopus Healthcare appoints Kevin Beirne

Octopus Healthcare, part of the Octopus Group, has appointed Kevin Beirne as director of retirement. Beirne previously worked at housing association One Housing, where he...

Colten Care trebles its profits

Revenues for Colten Care Limited rose by 9% for the period between 1 March 2016 and 12 February 2017 to £58.3m, compared to £53.5m...

Target’s portfolio value rises 12.9%

Target Healthcare REIT announced to its shareholders this morning that its portfolio value had increased 12.9% over the final quarter of 2017, with the...

Ombudsman reminds councils to be clear on care home costs

The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has reminded councils across England that they must give families placing relatives in care homes accurate information...

Analysts upgrade Spire

Shares in Spire Healthcare received a shot in the arm yesterday after analyst Jefferies upgraded its position from ‘hold’ to ‘buy’, saying the market...

Joint replacement centre opens at Bupa Cromwell Hospital

The Fortius Joint Replacement Centre has opened at Bupa Cromwell Hospital in a new partnership between Fortius Clinic and Bupa. The centre will provide hip and...

PegasusLife acquires Renaissance Retirement

PegasusLife has acquired retirement living developer and provider Renaissance Retirement for an undisclosed sum, more than doubling its portfolio of developments to 71 sites. Renaissance Retirement...

Operational difficulties hit Excelcare’s profits

Excelcare Holdings reported a 43.2% rise in revenues but profits plummeted for the care home provider in the year ended 31 March 2017. Turnover stood...

CQC appoints chief operating officer

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed Kirsty Shaw as its chief operating officer. Shaw will lead on the regulator's corporate and customer-facing functions, including...