Crunch time for the care sector?

Care England, a registered charity, is a leading representative body for independent care services in England. Working on behalf of small, medium and large providers, Care England speaks with a single unified voice for both members and the whole care sector. So is it crunch time for independent care providers in the UK? Care England, the largest representative […]

Physician census demonstrates support for seven-day care

NHS Employers has responded to the census of consultant physicians in the UK produced by the Royal College of Physicians.   Paul Wallace, director of employment relations & reward at the NHS Employers organisation, said:   “This welcome report demonstrates the support for seven-day care and the need to review current provision. It also shows […]

Care home hosts special spiritual day for resident

Care UK’s Kingsfield care home in Faversham, Kent hosted a special day for resident, Roy Griffiths, earlier this month – his confirmation.   Roy was joined for the ceremony by family and friends, including other Kingsfield residents, as well as the Rt Revd Trevor Willmott, Bishop of Dover, who performed the ceremony.   The occasion […]

Clydesdale Bank’s Dundee team raises £5,000 for local hospices

A four day sponsored walk undertaken by Clydesdale Bank’s Dundee Business and Private Banking team has raised more than £5,000 for two local hospices. The walk, which was undertaken June 4-7, covered a 65-mile route between Montrose and Perth via Dundee. Each of the locations is home to one of the three offices that form […]

Dementia diagnosis is not in itself a reason to stop driving

A motion is being put forward at the BMA Annual Representative Meeting today requesting the BMA Board of Science to investigate the increasing problem of the potential impairment of judgement of some elderly drivers, with particular reference to those in the early stages of dementia. The GP proposing the motion, Dr Peter Holden, said:    […]

New Care confirms sale of two Manchester care homes

Development-led care home operator, New Care Projects, is pleased to announce it has concluded the sale of part of its portfolio of homes for an undisclosed sum to HCP, a specialist California-based health care investment REIT.   The operation of the two homes, Allingham House Care Centre in Timperley and Manorhey Care Centre in Urmston, […]

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