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Nightingale Hammerson gala dinner raises over £1m

Nightingale Hammerson gala dinner raises over £1m

Care charity Nightingale Hammerson has raised over £1m during a gala dinner at London’s Guildhall.
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Jane Ashcroft signs up for CHP roundtable

Anchor CEO Jane Ashcroft CEO is to be among the panellists in the first of a new series of roundtables hosted by Care Home Professional this year.

Ombudsman warns councils to be clear on care home costs

A warning has been issued to councils to be clear on care home costs following a complaint against Lincolnshire County Council.
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NHS winter crisis should prompt fully funded social care, says LGA

The winter health crisis should incentivise the Government to fully fund social care, council leaders have argued.

ADASS warns of ‘year of no return’ for social care

Urgent action is required to prevent social care passing the point of no return this year, ADASS has warned.

Leading Tory calls for social care tax

Leading Tory Sir Nicholas Soames has called for a ring-fenced tax on the over 40s to pay for elderly care.

Councils given greater flexibility to meet social care costs

Local authorities have been granted the right to raise council tax by up to 5.99% next year in a bid to tackle the social care funding crisis.

Care home funding ‘lottery’ revealed

Elderly people looking to find a care home face a postcode lottery in obtaining financial support, mutual insurer Royal London has found.
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No Christmas cheer for elderly people stranded in hospital

More than 1,400 vulnerable people living with dementia will spend Christmas in a hospital ward due to a lack of available social care.

Councils warn of further cuts to elderly care funding

Central government funding for care of the elderly will be cut in half over the next two years, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned.