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Private care sector ‘subsidising’ councils, says care leader

Private care sector ‘subsidising’ councils, says care leader

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.

Government considers pension style funding for social care

The government is considering introducing a pension type system requiring everyone to fund their own later life care.

Social care left out in the cold this winter, Care England says

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.

Care England slams CHC tariff rules

Care England has expressed its continued concern over low increases in Continuing Healthcare (CHC) fees.

Real estate investment manager moves into care homes

Real estate investment manager Barwood Capital has agreed a funding partnership with care home development specialist Duncan Ford.

Charity calls for free personal care for the elderly

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.

Encore eyes growth with new £8.8m Poole care home

Leading southern England care home provider Encore is expanding its portfolio with a new development in Poole, Dorset.

Busy Bees founder calls for adult social care vouchers

The boss of the UK’s largest childcare provider, Busy Bees, says a voucher system could fill the adult social care sector’s funding gap.

England the poor relation in elderly care

An Age UK commissioned report comparing approaches to long-term care has ranked England the ‘poor man’ in a range of developed countries.

EXCLUSIVE: Target Healthcare helps ensure social care is fit for purpose

Managing partner Kenneth Mackenzie explains specialist care home investor Target Healthcare REIT’s pivotal role in ensuring the UK’s care home stock is fit for purpose.