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.
Care England has expressed its continued concern over low increases in Continuing Healthcare (CHC) fees.
Real estate investment manager Barwood Capital has agreed a funding partnership with care home development specialist Duncan Ford.
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.
Leading southern England care home provider Encore is expanding its portfolio with a new development in Poole, Dorset.
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.
An Age UK commissioned report comparing approaches to long-term care has ranked England the ‘poor man’ in a range of developed countries.