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Care sector supports decision for residents to leave care homes safely

Care providers say a decision to enable care and nursing home residents to be able to leave their homes on visits without having to self-isolate afterwards is a victory for common sense.

Care Providers Urge “extreme caution” Over Care Home Visits

The decision by Flintshire County Council to base care home fees on paying half the staff the minimum wage is a “kick in the teeth” for the frontline Covid heroes, it’s been claimed.

Newly launched service for people living with dementia hailed as ‘invaluable support’ from care industry

-       Urgent support for residents living with dementia in care homes -       Immediate online referral for relatives, carers or health professionals -       Complementary support and advice during COVID-19   ‘A listening...

PM’s comments on care homes ‘neither accurate nor welcome’ and ‘a slap in the face’ for care staff

Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused some care homes of not properly following the procedures during the coronavirus crisis during his visit to Goole this...

Former chief of ADASS to support care sector through coronavirus

Care providers today welcomed the Government's announcement of a social care task force to support the sector through coronavirus (Covid-19). Health and Social Care Secretary,...

All care homes in England to be offered coronavirus test for residents and staff

Every care home in England will now be offered a coronavirus test for all residents and staff, even if they have no symptoms. The government...

COVID testing overlooks parts of social care – Parity required across adult social care

The Voluntary Organisations Disability Group (VODG) is calling for full parity in the government’s social care COVID-testing programme after it announced the roll out...

Testing programme for social care set to remain chaotic as the sector asks even more tests

Despite the government’s efforts to develop a testing programme for social care, the testing arrangements remain chaotic, there is no reliable timescale for getting...

Official statistics show deaths in care homes double in a week

Today, for the first time since reporting on deaths due to COVID-19 began on 6 March, we finally have the promised joint data release...

National Care Forum highlights growing concerns for frontline care homes

Members of the National Care Forum (NCF), the leading representative body for the not-for-profit social care sector, have highlighted growing concerns that frontline care...

Growing evidence that coronavirus deaths in care homes may be far higher than recorded so far

New data has added to growing evidence that the number of deaths linked to coronavirus in UK care homes may be far higher than...

A Rising Star at Welling care home

Nicolas Kee Mew, Home Manager at Riverdale Court, Welling, has been selected to join an exciting programme to develop young managers in social care....

Shropshire care home provider welcomes new sector leader

The new Executive Director of the National Care Forum has paid a fact finding mission to one of Shropshire’s leading independent care home provider. Vic...

Voluntary sector partnership launch resource to help build volunteer capability and capacity

Volunteers make a unique contribution to the care and support sector by offering time, expertise and friendship. To mark this year’s volunteer week the...

Sign up to Social Care Employee Engagement Survey

The two leading organisations representing not for-profit providers, the Voluntary Organisations Disability Group and the National Care Forum, have joined forces with Agenda Consulting...

NCF sets out renewed statement of values in ‘Committed to Quality’

The National Care Forum (NCF) refreshes its founding purpose to promote quality care for people receiving care and support services in an updated statement...

UK’s largest and most authoritative care home residents survey

The UK’s largest and most authoritative survey of care home residents, Your Care Rating, has announced the results for its 2014 annual survey.   The survey...

CLS Care Homes shines in Ipsos Mori survey

CLS Care Homes returned outstanding results in this year’s Your Care Rating survey – the nationwide survey designed to give care home residents a...

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