Caring Times Extra


Burns calls for respect for victims of underfunding

Caring Times, January 2017

Dr Eileen Burns, the new president of the British Geriatrics Society, has called for public recognition that older people facing delays in discharge from hospital are... Read More »


Homecare service receives 8th outstanding rating

Caring Times, January 2017

Home Instead Senior Care has announced that its office in Coventry South has become the eighth office in its network to receive an Outstanding rating from... Read More »


Committee looks to Manchester for solutions

Caring Times, January 2017

In early December, the House of Lords Committee on the Long-Term Sustainability of the NHS met to take evidence from the leaders of the new Greater... Read More »


Thank you Georgina, says nursing home

Caring Times, January 2017

A long-serving staff member at a Bristol nursing home said an emotional goodbye to her friends and colleagues as she retired.

Georgina Harriman, Riversway’s quality and performance... Read More »


BGS raises the profile of sarcopenia

Caring Times, January 2017

Sarcopenia, the loss of skeletal muscle mass and function that accompanies ageing, has emerged as a key topic in geriatric medicine and represents a rapidly expanding... Read More »


Doubts raised about online Power of Attorneys

Caring Times, January 2017

Organisations representing and providing services for older and vulnerable people have jointly raised concerns around the Government’s online tool for creating Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).

An... Read More »


Tracscare grows through New Bridges acquisition

Caring Times, December 2016

Specialist care provider Tracscare has acquired New Bridges, a specialist Acquired Brain Injury provider.

Tracscare chief executive Peter Battle said the acquisition was part of an ongoing... Read More »


CQC fees to rise in April

Caring Times, December 2016

Care home providers with 26-30 residents could see the fees they are charged by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) go up from £4,212 to £4,375 from... Read More »


Regard grows with merger

Caring Times, December 2016

The Montreux Healthcare Fund owns the 9th biggest care group in the UK following the merger of two of its companies.

The ACH Group, which operated 25... Read More »


Living Wage increases announced

Caring Times, December 2016

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that the new London Living Wage has increased from £9.40 to £9.75 per hour to reflect the higher... Read More »


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