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The only way to keep up to date with changes and events in our sector means spending a lot of time reading and reviewing news from various sources. 

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Design your dream home with care! Discover 10 essential characteristics for functionality and aesthetics. Choose the right location, budget wisely, and prioritize natural light for a sustainable and energy-efficient design. The post 10 Essential Characteristics to Consider When Designing Your Dream Home appeared first on UkhcaBlog.... Read more
Published on: 4 days ago
Source: UHCA
By Perla Irish
In a landmark achievement, PASS by everyLIFE Technologies has officially become the UK's most compliant care management solution, being the first and only software to meet all 14 NHS Digital Social Care Records Standards. The post PASS becomes first and only NHS Assured Solution to achieve all 14 Standards and... Read more
Published on: 18 days ago
By Gemma Lloyd
The survey's results are at odds with the current eldercare crisis, with councils facing increased pressure to enhance government-backed care provision The post Study reveals that only 2 in 5 have spoken to elderly relatives about care appeared first on Home Care Insight.... Read more
Published on: 18 days ago
By Harriet Whitaker
To mark the Carer’s Leave Act coming into force tomorrow, GoodOaks Homecare commissioned important research to find out more about the country's unpaid carers. The post GoodOaks Homecare report presents ‘uneasy’ findings for politicians appeared first on Home Care Insight.... Read more
Published on: 18 days ago
By Gemma Lloyd
A leading team member at clinical homecare provider HealthNet Homecare is on route to become the first Type 1 Diabetic to run the length of the UK. The post HealthNet Homecare social manager to run marathon a day for Diabetes UK this April appeared first on Home Care Insight.... Read more
Published on: 18 days ago
By Gemma Lloyd
New legislation taking effect from April 6 will be a welcome new legal right for people across the UK. The post New legislation for unpaid carers to start tomorrow appeared first on Home Care Insight.... Read more
Published on: 18 days ago
By Gemma Lloyd
A luxury home care service in London is continuing its expansion beyond the capital and launching into Surrey. The post Luxury London home care service expands into Surrey appeared first on Home Care Insight.... Read more
Published on: 19 days ago
By Gemma Lloyd
New official figures from the Office for National Statistics cast doubt on the effectiveness of the government’s new community healthcare plans. The post Government’s new community healthcare plans having ‘disappointing’ results appeared first on Home Care Insight.... Read more
Published on: 19 days ago
By Gemma Lloyd
Care Roadshows provide a platform for care home owners, care managers, domiciliary providers and all healthcare professionals to come together, share knowledge and drive positive change The post Join industry leaders in care at Care Roadshows 2024 appeared first on Home Care Insight.... Read more
Published on: 19 days ago
By Gemma Lloyd

Care Homes

carehome.co.uk, the UK’s leading care home reviews site, has revealed the top care homes in the country for 2024.... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
Source: Care Home

Care - Generic

The National Care Forum (NCF) has launched a new report resulting from the Social Care International Workforce Summit. This was held as part of the Global Ageing Conference last year. The report’s publication also sees the appointment of the NCF's Chief Executive Officer, Professor Vic Rayner, as the new board... Read more
Published on: 28 days ago
By Jo Dale
Government is falling short on its promise to 'fix the crisis in social care', says a new report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The report highlights that chronic understaffing, rising waiting lists and patchwork funding has placed sustained pressure on local authorities. Alongside the report, the PAC is calling... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale
ARC England members are calling for a minimum 12% uplift in 2024/25 to cover the additional costs associated with the Autumn 2023 Budget. This is following the publication of ARC England's 2023/24 Fee Rate Maps. The learning disability and autism services membership association is also calling for Government to act... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale
A new report to be launched in Parliament today will reveal a once-in-a-generation opportunity to end the workforce crisis in social care. Exclusive public and MP polling has found consensus that the social care pay gap and workforce shortages must be addressed. The report will also highlight the importance of... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale
Adult social care support continues to stagnate following a lack of action to reform the sector by successive governments. This is according to the The King’s Fund following the publication of its annual social care report. Social Care 360 highlights that adult requests for social care have hit a record... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale
The Care Workers' Charity (CWC) and the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA) are joining forces again for Care Home Open Week 2024. Care Home Open Week, 24th to 30th June 2024, is an annual event that celebrates the contributions of care homes and promotes transparency, understanding and engagement within the... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale
The Government has confirmed that it will increase the rate of NHS-funded nursing care by 7.4% for 2024 to 2025. The standard weekly rate per person provided for NHS-funded nursing care will increase by 7.4% from £219.71 to £235.88 from 1 April 2024, with funding paid by the NHS directly... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale
Person Centred Software has announced that it is partnering with CommonAge, The Commonwealth Association for the Ageing. Person Centred Software delivers integrated care home solutions and CommonAge is a charity dedicated to ensuring older people are fully recognised and supported to live well in an all-age-friendly Commonwealth. Through the partnership,... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is inviting people with experience of growing up in the UK care system to share their views. Specifically, the ICO is hoping to hear from people to share the challenges they have faced when accessing their care records from organisations. With a survey launched this... Read more
Published on: 1 month ago
By Jo Dale

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