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Dr Chai Patel

Bupa acquisition fuels debt burden concerns

Bupa acquisition fuels debt burden concerns

HC-One’s expected acquisition of around 150 Bupa care homes, which is scheduled to be completed in the autumn, has fuelled concerns about the increasing debt burden of the UK’s largest providers.
Karen Bolt, Katie Western, Paul Courtney, Mike and Eileen Harvey, Alison Adair and Gabriela Ogreanu

Southern Healthcare gains second Outstanding

Independent care provider Southern Healthcare is celebrating its second Outstanding CQC rating in a month.

Bupa Cumbrian care home rated Inadequate

Bupa’s Cold Springs Park care home in Penrith, Cumbria has been rated Inadequate by the CQC following an inspection in June.

Hadrian Healthcare shortlisted for International Design Award

A £600,000 Hadrian Healthcare refurbishment project has been shortlisted for an International Design Award.

Extra 71,000 care home beds needed by 2025

An extra 71,000 care home beds will be needed in England by 2025 with rising numbers of people unable to live independently, new research has revealed.
Rose Bank

Oxfordshire care home rated Outstanding

Rosebank Care Home in Bampton, Oxfordshire has been rated Outstanding by the CQC.
Beaumont House

Innovative partnership improves elderly quality of life

An innovative partnership in Tendring, North East Essex has helped improve the quality of life of elderly people.
Bay View

Somerset care home closes following damning CQC report

Bay View Nursing Home in Clevedon, North Somerset has closed following a damning CQC report.

Two-thirds of people underestimate elderly care cost

More than two-thirds of people (68%) underestimate the cost of elderly care, according to consumer comparison service uSwitch.
Care Roadshow Cardiff

Inspiring better practice in care

Care Roadshow Cardiff, taking place on Tuesday 17 October at Cardiff City Stadium, will attract care home professionals looking to source new products and services, share best practice and extend their network.