Changes for care contracts

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA), the consumer watchdog, has taken initial steps towards triggering the reform of residents’ care contracts.  What does this mean for providers? We asked Hazel Phillips, partner in Royds Withy King’s Health & Social Care and Corporate & Commercial teams and CQC specialist, to explain.   What has the CMA […]

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High levels of activity in care home market

The Christie and Co annual report into the state of the market for care homes reveals some interesting aspects, suggesting that the overall level of activity in the buying and selling of care homes and the care home market was higher in 2017 than at any time since the recession started in 2008.   Potential […]

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Outlook for the care sector in 2018

Julie Hopkins, Director and Head of Care Sector at Albert Goodman, Chartered Accountants and Financial Planners, gives her thoughts on the outlook for the care sector in 2018 and shares her top tips.   2018 has started off with increased interest in the care sector with the Albert Goodman Team assisting with sales, acquisitions, and […]

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Care sector financial viability

Care sector financial viability continues to be in the news.  We are all aware of the considerable financial pressure that many businesses in the care sector are under.  There are concerns as to whether all businesses are sustainable with the current level of funding received from the county councils, and we await the 2018/19 social […]

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Social Care Recruitment and Retention. Plans for 2018

Social care recruitment and retention continues to make headlines for all of the wrong reasons. Nationwide the latest care press has reported that there are over 90,000 vacancies with recruitment and retention remaining a key issue in social care. It is a well-known fact that well-led, trained and valued employees result in high quality, person-centred […]

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