CMM joins Care Workers Charity supporters club news

June 23, 2017

CMM and its parent company, Care Choices are delighted to announce that they have joined the Supporters Club of the Care Workers Charity. The Care Workers Charity supports the basic welfare of current, former and retired care workers. The Charity offers a rainy-day fund for care workers in the UK Read the full article…

Sector responds to Queen’s Speech and social care consultation news

June 22, 2017

The sector has responded to the Queen’s Speech yesterday at the State Opening of Parliament. It included plans to bring forward the social care consultation and reform of mental health legislation. Margaret Willcox, President of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), said, ‘We welcome bringing forward proposals Read the full article…

Homecare sector’s open letter to the Prime Minister news

June 21, 2017

The recent election campaign showed the importance of social care to the electorate.  However, with the risk of a long-term solution to social care funding becoming a political issue that is too hot to handle for a minority Government, United Kingdom Homecare Association and its members have produced the following Read the full article…

Developments in personalisation – It’s still personal news

June 20, 2017

The Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS) has published a new paper considering developments in personalisation and how personalisation is operating in the current climate. It highlights that austerity is a real barrier to progress. Since the implementation of the Care Act 2014, personalisation has become part of the Read the full article…

Health inequalities of people with learning disabilities news

June 19, 2017

Following the launch of a film to support better health for people with learning disabilities, a new guide for social care providers has been published to address health inequalities of people with learning disabilities. The guidance document, Better Health for People with Learning Disabilities has been commissioned by NHS England, and Read the full article…

3rd Sector Care Awards 2017 nominations open news

June 16, 2017

This Care Home Open Day, how better to celebrate than nominate your organisation, co-workers or yourself in the 3rd Sector Care Awards 2017. Nominations are now open. The 3rd Sector Care Awards 2017 recognise innovation and excellence in not-for-profit care and support. They are open to any third sector organisation, Read the full article…

Benefits of outdoor space for care home residents news

June 14, 2017

New research has been published into the impact of physical environment of care homes, considering whether the design of homes affects the mood of residents. It has highlighted the benefits of outdoor space for care home residents. The research led by the University of Warwick has found that although the Read the full article…