Sunday, December 10, 2023

Care Homes

BN Care grows after securing joint finance package from HSBC UK and BGF

BN Care, established in 2017, used the combined funding package of £4m from HSBC UK and BGF, one of the largest and most experienced investors in the UK and Ireland, to acquire Barton Place Nursing Home in Exeter which specialises in caring for higher needs residents. 

Social care recruitment and retention remains a challenge

To meet the challenges, we need a skilled and valued workforce to do this – bringing pay in line with equivalent posts in the NHS is important first step. And we need to offer investment in training and real career prospects in the profession so we can compete with other sectors.

Local Authorities and social care, set up to fail

These survey results indicate that although the short-term funding boosts from Government have helped reduce the number of people waiting for care and increased support for people at home, this is simply not enough. Local Authorities have been set up to fail by Government.

NHS website sees surge in heat exhaustion advice as temperatures sizzle

Visits to the heat exhaustion section of the NHS website have more than tripled in the past week – averaging one visit every six seconds.

Call to speed up social care and NHS health integration

CARE providers are calling on the Government to speed up actions to bring NHS healthcare and social care services closer together.