Free trial
Essential reading for the healthcare business
Essential reading for the healthcare business
LATEST FROM HEALTHINVESTOR UK:
  • Existing subscribers from our past website can create their new account here

Category: Social care

News

BGF invests £4m in CSN Care Group

Investment giant BGF has invested £4million in CSN Care Group, a social care provider.
23 hours
Social care
News

CBRE arranges £42m debt facility to develop retirement village

OakNorth Bank has completed a £42 million loan to a retirement living investor, developer and ...
3 days
Social care
News

Belgian REIT acquires three Essex care homes

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica has acquired three Essex care homes for approximately ...
7 days
M&A
News

Macc Care Group secures funding for Solihull care home

Birmingham-based care home group Macc Care Group has secured funding for a care home in ...
1 week
Social care
News

Avery Healthcare acquires care home development site in Derby

Care home developer and operator Avery Healthcare Group has acquired a development site with planning ...
2 weeks
Social care
News

Priory Group sold at a loss by Acadia to Waterland Private Equity and German rehab firm

Private equity firm Waterland is to pay Acadia £1.1 billion for Priory Group, almost five ...
3 weeks
M&A
News

Exclusive: US private equity firm swoops for City and County Healthcare

Global private equity firm Summit Partners is acquiring City and County Healthcare Group, the largest ...
1 month
M&A
News

NCF publishes Pulse survey results for November

The National Care Forum has completed its second Pulse survey of the adult social care ...
1 month
Social care
News

Octopus Real Estate pays £100m for eight care homes

Real estate lender and investor Octopus Real Estate is acquiring eight new care homes from ...
1 month
M&A
News

City and County Healthcare Group acquires Interserve Healthcare

City & County Healthcare has acquired complex care business Interserve Healthcare from Interserve Group, including ...
1 month
Acquisition
News

Schroders and Civitas Investment Management’s fund announces first completions

The first five projects funded by the Social Supported Housing Fund (SoHo), set up by ...
1 month
Social care
News

McCarthy & Stone shareholders vote for £647m takeover deal

American private equity firm Lone Star Funds upped its bid for Britain’s largest retirement home ...
1 month
Merger acquisition
News

Kingsley Healthcare opens new £12m luxury care home in Brackley

Kingsley Healthcare has opened a new £12 million luxury care home in Brackley, Northamptonshire, its ...
2 months
Social care
News

MCG Group acquires Poppy Nursing and Care Services

The MCG Group has acquired Ipswich-based Poppy Nursing and Care Services, a supplier of nurses ...
2 months
Clinical services
News

Civitas acquires complex needs provider Cream Care Group

Civitas Investment Management, an impact investor acting on behalf of institutions around the world, has ...
2 months
M&A
News

Eden Futures announces 2021 developments

Social care provider Eden Futures has revealed its developments plans for next year, after opened ...
2 months
Social care
News

Frogmore borrows £26.3m from OakNorth for Westminster care home

OakNorth Bank has lent £26 million to real estate investment manager Frogmore to develop a ...
2 months
Social care
News

CIM and Envivo join forces to take over Heathcotes Group

CIM, an impact investor specialising in government-backed community real estate assets, has acquired care provider ...
2 months
M&A
News

National Care Group acquires Yorkshire care home

Accrington-based healthcare provider, National Care Group (NCG) has acquired Steps Residential Care in Rotherham, South ...
2 months
M&A
News

Hallmark host virtual opening for Hutton View facility

Hallmark Care Homes has used live streaming to open its £12 million new care home ...
3 months
Social care
News

Kingsley Healthcare announce new £12m scheme for Holt

Care home operator Kingsley Healthcare has unveiled plans for a 66-bed facility in the north ...
3 months
Social care
News

Target Healthcare reports steady quarter

Target Healthcare REIT, which invests in modern, purpose-built care homes, has announced quarterly European Public ...
3 months
Company results
News

US private equity firm offers to buy McCarthy & Stone

American private equity firm Lone Star Funds is looking to buy Britain’s largest retirement home ...
3 months
M&A
News

Vivo Care Choices to be sentenced today

Vivo Care Choices is due before Chester Magistrates’ Court tomorrow after pleading guilty to charges ...
3 months
Social care
News

iCAPS Enterprises takes on third Bluebird Care franchise

iCAPS Enterprises, which operates Bluebird Care domiciliary care franchises in Mendip and Ferndown, has taken ...
3 months
Social care
News

Hamberley to build neuro rehabilitation centre and luxury care home

A new 57-bedroom neurological rehabilitation centre and an 80-bedroom luxury care home in Southampton will ...
3 months
Acute care
News

Outcomes First Group acquires Bryn Melyn Care

Children’s services provider Outcomes First Group has acquired Bryn Melyn Care from its founder Brendan ...
3 months
M&A
News

Social care needs to fill more than 100,000 vacancies

The adult social care sector in England needs to fill around 112,000 job vacancies on ...
3 months
Market analysis
News

Care provider body pleads for immediate lockdown to end home deaths

The Independent Care Group, the representative body for independent care providers in York and North ...
3 months
Politics & policy
News

Demand rising for retirement communities, says ARCO

A survey of UK retirement community operators has found a ‘very significant’ increase in the ...
3 months
Market reports
News

Care leaders react to CQC annual State of Care report

The Care Quality Commission has published it annual State of Care report which examines trends, ...
3 months
Market analysis
News

Tunstall Healthcare calls for technology investment

Software, hardware and services company Tunstall Healthcare has called on health and social care leaders ...
3 months
Social care
News

Care at Home buys Westminster Homecare

Home care provider Care at Home has acquired Westminster Homecare for an undisclosed sum.
3 months
M&A
News

Ashberry Healthcare completes MBO

Care provider Ashberry Healthcare has completed a management buyout from former owners Rosegarth Investments by ...
3 months
M&A
News

Schroders and Octopus Real Estate’s retirement fund attracts capital

Schroder Real Estate and Octopus Real Estate have announced the second close for their UK ...
4 months
Social care
News

Target Healthcare reports lift in profit

Target Healthcare REIT, which invests in modern, purpose-built UK care homes, has announced annual profit ...
4 months
Company results
News

Nursing home workers demand a shield against Covid-19

Nursing homes workers’ labour unions from all over the world are joining forces on 1 ...
4 months
Politics & policy
News

Covid-19 drug to be trialled in care homes

Researchers at the University of Oxford are starting a new study to explore the effectiveness ...
4 months
Social care
News

Look Ahead acquires Essex specialist care provider

The Look Ahead charity has acquired specialist care provider Kingswood Care Services which operates five ...
4 months
M&A
News

Cera Care acquires Mears Care Scotland

London-based home care innovator Cera Care today announced its acquisition of Mears Care Scotland, which ...
4 months
M&A
News

Aedifica acquires East Sussex care home

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica has acquired a 60-bedroom care home in Hailsham, ...
4 months
M&A
News

Complete Care acquires Amegreen Complex Care

Complete Care Holdings, a subsidiary of MC Care Holdings, has acquired Amegreen Complex Homecare, which ...
4 months
M&A
News

Cygnet mental health hospital abused patients

The Care Quality Commission has taken action following the identification of physical and emotional abuse ...
4 months
Social care
News

Starmer slams government on social care

Labour leader Keir Starmer has hit out at the government for failing to address the ...
4 months
Politics & policy
News

National Care Forum welcomes Adult Social Care Winter Plan

The National Care Forum (NCF), the representative body for UK not-for-profit social care providers has ...
4 months
Politics & policy
News

Impact Healthcare acquires nine Scottish care homes

Impact Healthcare REIT has acquired nine care homes in Scotland from Holmes Care Group in ...
4 months
Social care
News

Care homes to get extra £546m Covid-19 funding

The government has announced an extension to the Infection Control Fund, pledging an extra £546 ...
4 months
Politics & policy
News

Call for social care complaint pathway to be made clearer

The self-pay social care sector should be obliged to provide customers with details on how ...
4 months
Social care
News

Heathcotes to open supported living in Bradford

Chesterfield-based care provider Heathcotes Group is opening a new independent supported living site near Bradford ...
4 months
Social care
News

Care home sector shows resilience despite Covid-19

The UK care home sector is beginning to recover following the impact of Covid-19 in ...
4 months
Market analysis
News

Allegra Care and Moorfield Group launch nursing home partnership

Care home operator Allegra Care and Moorfield Group, a real estate fund manager, have formed ...
4 months
Social care
News

L&G donates £5m to Newcastle for elderly care schemes

Legal & General has announced a £5 million charitable donation to Newcastle City Council for ...
4 months
Social care
News

Care Workers’ Charity makes mental health appeal

The Care Workers’ Charity is appealing for financial help to issue mental health grants for ...
4 months
Social care
News

Hallmark enters retirement living market

UK care home provider Hallmark Care Homes, has entered the retirement iving market with the ...
4 months
Social care
News

Hancock warns young are spreading coronavirus infections

The health secretary Matt Hancock has said the massive rise in coronavirus infections recorded yesterday ...
5 months
Acute care
News

Elevation Healthcare Properties to develop Buckingham care home

Elevation Healthcare Properties, a real estate fund advised by Elevation Advisors has acquired land and ...
5 months
Social care
News

Hallmark acquire ex-MHA care home site for redevelopment

Hallmark Care Homes has acquired the former Methodist Homes (MHA) St Raphael’s care home site ...
5 months
M&A
News

Audley Group enter JV to build luxury retirement village

Audley Group, a provider of luxury retirement villages, has formed a joint venture with the ...
5 months
Real estate
News

Government to fund social care for NHS patients post-discharge

The government says it will provide a £588 million fund to cover adult social care ...
5 months
Politics & policy
News

Limerston Capital consolidates its position in high end home care

Limerston Capital has acquired Trinity Homecare Group to add to its recent purchases of two ...
5 months
M&A
News

Eden Futures opens Stoke development

Supported living company Eden Futures has opened its first service in Stoke, welcoming its first ...
5 months
Social care
News

Aedifica leases luxury Bedfordshire care home

European healthcare real estate investment trust Aedifica has agreed a sale and leaseback with luxury ...
5 months
Sale and lease-back
News

Care home rent collection remains robust

Latest figures from real estate advisor CBRE show that UK care home rent collection was ...
5 months
Market analysis
News

Healthcare industry leaders optimistic about post-Covid-19 recovery

Among all the respondents in June’s Global Business Barometer reading from The Economist Intelligence Unit, ...
6 months
Acute care
News

UK care home industry short of beds

The UK care home sector has seen a minimal increase in in the number of ...
6 months
Market analysis
News

Senior living sector to grow 10% in five years

Property consultancy Knight Frank has forecast 48% growth in housing with care in the UK, ...
6 months
Real estate
News

Carefound opens West Bridgford office

Carefound Home Care, which provides home care services to elderly people enabling them to continue ...
6 months
Social care
News

Public Accounts Committee rips into government on social care

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee today released an excoriating appraisal of the government’s ...
6 months
Politics & policy
News

CPA encourages use of EU Settlement Scheme

The Care Provider Alliance (CPA) today called on staff and service users who are EU ...
6 months
Politics & policy
News

Age UK says discharges to care homes without Covid-19 testing was “terrible mistake”

Older people were “catastrophically let down” by the government during the Covid-19 pandemic, says the ...
6 months
Politics & policy
News

Care providers call for more guidance

Care providers called on the government to release guidance on reopening care homes in England ...
6 months
Politics & policy
News

Kibble re-starts work on Scottish specialist care facilities for children

Scottish specialist care provider Kibble has restarted work on two new residential care units for ...
6 months
Social care
News

Top social care civil servant quits job

Rosamond Roughton, the director general for adult social care at the Department for Health and ...
6 months
Politics & policy
News

Councils “unprepared” for senior living market

Research produced by global property consultancy Knight Frank and law firm Irwin Mitchell claims that ...
6 months
Real estate
News

Locum’s Nest and Earnd launch pay service for the NHS

Technology companies Locum’s Nest and Earnd today announced a partnership to allow temporary NHS staff ...
6 months
Social care
News

Care England welcomes Community Discharge Grant

Care England, the representative body for independent providers of adult social care has welcomed the ...
6 months
Politics & policy
News

Excluding PE-backed firms from government loan scheme branded “unfair”

EU rules that prevent private equity investors from taking advantage of the government’s Coronavirus Large ...
8 months
Politics & policy
News

NCF calls for an end to Covid-19 testing “chaos”

The National Care Forum (NCF) is calling for 200,000 Covid-19 tests a day to be ...
8 months
Social care
News

Covid-19 death rates continue to fall

The latest government figures show a fall in the number of deaths registered in England ...
8 months
Social care
News

Huntercombe Group appoints new chief executive

Sylvia Tang has been appointed chief executive of specialist healthcare provider The Huntercombe Group. Tang ...
8 months
Social care
News

App launched to help police deal with people in mental distress

Swedish health tech company Visiba Care has launched a smartphone app to access on-the-spot clinical ...
8 months
Social care
News

Patel sets out plan to save social care

Chai Patel, founder of HC-One and previous owner of Care Management Group, Priory Group and ...
9 months
Social care
News

Inspired Villages acquires site for 200 homes

Inspired Villages has acquired a 12-acre site in Caddington, Bedfordshire with outline planning permission to ...
9 months
Sector
News

Care England calls for local authority support

Care England has called on the government to instruct local authorities to use funds allocated ...
9 months
Social care
News

Care home Covid-19 deaths now “at least 5,500”

The number of care home deaths in England and Wales of residents infected with Covid-19 ...
9 months
Social care
News

Scottish authorities slammed for failing to support care homes

A leading care operator has hit out at the Scottish government for failing to pass ...
9 months
Sector
News

Government issues rebuttal to negative Nightingale hospital stories

The government has taken the unusual step of issuing a rebuttal to claims that the ...
9 months
Sector
News

Care home deaths soar amid doubt over official figures

New government figures show that Covid-19 deaths in care homes in England and Wales have ...
9 months
Sector
News

Tech companies step up to Covid-19 challenge

The government has released details of how the UK’s healthtech sector has come together to ...
9 months
Sector
News

Call for “ring of steel” as care home deaths double in a week

Call for “ring of steel” as care home deaths double in a week Covid-19 related ...
9 months
Sector
News

CQC to pilot Covid-19 home testing kits for care workforce

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is piloting a scheme for adult social care workers to ...
9 months
Sector
News

Government pledges Covid-19 testing for care sector amid mounting concerns over level of infections

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has told care home operators that all current care home residents with ...
9 months
Sector
News

Care England calls on members to engage with local authorities regarding funding

Care England, the largest representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has encouraged ...
10 months
Sector
News

Care home operator still hasn’t received “a single Covid-19 testing kit”

A care home operator has directly contacted HealthInvestor to say they have not received a ...
10 months
Sector
News

NHS Professionals calls on retired staff and medical students

NHS Professionals (NHSP) has launched a national campaign to boost and support the NHS by ...
10 months
Sector
News

World’s largest clinical trial for Covid-19 treatments begins in UK

The world’s largest randomised clinical trial of potential Covid-19 treatments has started in the UK ...
10 months
Sector
News

Adult social care services to receive millions of PPE products

Adult social care services are to receive millions of personal protective equipment (PPE) products following ...
10 months
Politics & policy
News

United request for more social care staff

An independent group representing the UK’s social care providers has written to the Prime Minister ...
10 months
Sector
News

Clipper Logistics to manage a new supply chain of PPE for NHS

Clipper Logistics is to manage a new supply chain to deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) ...
10 months
Sector
News

Care workers at breaking point over access to protection

Care workers in the UK are at “breaking point” because of the lack of personal ...
10 months
Sector

More from HealthInvestor UK

Deals

Find out more about the latest deals on HealthInvestor

Executive moves

Read more about the executive moves on HealthInvestor

Intelligence

Find out more on intelligence articles on HealthInvestor