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TOP 5: Tips on developing a recruitment strategy for your care home business

TOP 5: Tips on developing a recruitment strategy for your care home business

Social care recruitment specialists Cohesion says care home businesses now need to target a diverse pool of job-seekers, in order to plug the gap
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Black people in the UK more likely to develop dementia, new study reveals

The study, which was published in the journal Clinical Epidemiology, compared incidence of dementia diagnosis by white, black and Asian ethnic groups

Shortage of care workers after Brexit could see women forced to quit their jobs

According to a report, there could be 28,000 fewer workers in the care sector in England, five years after leaving the European Union, with a greater number of women forced to take on informal care roles as a result

Northamptonshire County Council in ‘crisis talks’ to protect services for vulnerable adults

The council vowed to retain its services for vulnerable people, but will cut it back to a ‘core offer’, which could see services stripped back to the legal minimum

Councils call for fully funded care cap

Councils in England have backed government plans to introduce a cap on care but have warned that it must be fully funded in order to avoid “catastrophic” consequences for local services.

BREAKING NEWS: Care home beds lying vacant due to staffing and cost issues, says LaingBuisson

A new LaingBuisson report says care home occupancy is lower than previously thought with people being turned away from services due to staffing shortages and providers not being able to cover additional costs.

UK continuing to lose care home beds, says Knight Frank

The number of care homes and beds in the UK continued to fall over the past year, according to property specialist Knight Frank.

Retirement sector commits to housing 250,000 people by 2030

The retirement community sector has committed to housing 250,000 people by 2030 during an industry conference.

UK failing to plan enough homes for rapidly ageing population

The UK is failing to plan to enough homes for its rapidly ageing population, new research has revealed.

CQC calls for overhaul of health and social care funding, commissioning and regulation

The CQC has called for an overhaul of health and social care funding, commissioning and regulation.
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