Research articles

Neglect of ‘Cinderella’ social care workforce laid bare

Neglect of ‘Cinderella’ social care workforce laid bare

A major watchdog report has blasted the Government for not doing enough to support the social care workforce.

Dementia study reveals power of social interaction

Just one hour of social interaction each week has a significant beneficial effect on people living with dementia, a new study has found.

Knight Frank advises on record £12bn healthcare deals in 2017

Global real estate consultant Knight Frank advised on a record £12bn in healthcare deals in 2017.

NCF welcomes MPs call to expand nursing workforce

A call by MPs to rapidly expand the health and social nursing workforce has been welcomed by the NCF.

MPs highlight social care nursing crisis

A Health Select Committee report has called for an expansion of the nursing workforce amidst a sharp drop in nurses in the social care sector.

Two-thirds of MPs say there are not enough high quality care homes

Two-thirds (66%) of MPs believe there are not enough high quality cared homes in England, according to a new poll.

MARKETING: Get serious with social media

David Barrett, Managing Director of Pic PR, a creative communications agency specialising in the care sector, offers advice on how to get the most out of social media.

Care market returns to pre-recession levels, says Christie & Co

Care market activity returned to pre-recession levels in 2017, according to specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co.

Tips provided on maintaining good family relations

Simple tips for care home providers on how to work proactively to maintain good relations with the friends and family of residents are offered in a new publication.

‘Much work to do’ on health and social care integration

Health and social care services in York have "much work to do" in order to improve the experiences of people moving through the system, the CQC has found.