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UK care home industry facing ‘unprecedented crisis,” says Knight Frank

UK care home industry facing ‘unprecedented crisis,” says Knight Frank

The UK care home industry is facing an “unprecedented crisis” amidst rising demand from the ageing demographic, according to leading global property adviser Knight Frank.

Tax on over 40s could raise £15bn for social care, report

A new tax on the over 40s which is expected to be included in the Government’s Social Care Green Paper, could raise £15bn a year.

Care sector wages rise as providers bid to fill vacancies

Care sector salaries rose by 6.1% to a six-month high in November as providers sought to fill vacancies.

LaingBuisson acquires care home ratings provider

LaingBuisson has announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in leading children’s nurseries, care home and homecare provider ratings and reviews website, Good Care Guide.

UK remains key healthcare infrastructure market despite Brexit, research finds

The UK is one of the most attractive regions for future inward healthcare infrastructure investment, new research has revealed.

Study assesses impact of good care on life expectancy

Mobile Care Monitoring developer Person Centred Software and University College London (UCL) are partnering in research to assess the impact of good care on life expectancy.

BREAKING NEWS: High complaint levels reflect social care pressures, says Ombudsman

Pressures on the social care system have been reflected in a high number of upheld complaints, according to Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman, Michael King.

Think tank warns of 400,000 social care workforce shortage

Chronic underfunding and a dysfunctional social care system are contributing to a growing workforce crisis, the IPPR has warned.

Almost four out of 10 elderly care homes underperforming, research finds

Almost four in ten care homes failed to meet acceptable standards in CQC inspections this month, a report has revealed.  

Shocking care home dehydration and malnourishment statistics revealed

Over 1,000 care home residents died suffering from malnutrition, dehydration or bedsores over the past five years, according to new figures.