Robert Kilgour, chair of Renaissance Care, one of Scotland’s leading care home providers, says he has proof that the independent sector is subsidising local authorities.
The government is considering introducing a pension type system requiring everyone to fund their own later life care.
Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has expressed concern has once again that social care has been left out of new funding this winter.
A new inquiry into finding the best funding solution for social care has been launched by the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee.
A new report from specialist business property adviser Christie & Co has highlighted the continued funding and staffing challenges facing the sector.
Minster for Care Caroline Dinenage paid tribute to the care home sector’s finest at CHP’s Leaders in Care event yesterday.
Care England has expressed its continued concern over low increases in Continuing Healthcare (CHC) fees.
Older people’s charity Independent Age has called for free personal care for those aged 65 and over to help solve the social care crisis.
The health and social care system is failing to meet the needs of an ageing population, according to Age UK.