UK care home operators have seen a 3% rise in occupancy levels, with several operators across the country now trading well above pre-pandemic levels, according to property advisor Knight Frank.Market reports
Employers are increasingly considering offering access to private medical insurance and occupational health services.Surveys
A new poll shows that nearly half of people who have used private healthcare say being unable to get an NHS appointment quickly enough was a factor in their decision.Surveys
The NHS is spending at least £61 million a year – over £1 million a week – hiring private ambulances to attend emergency calls.Surveys
A survey of UK Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) fund professionals reveals that 94% would like to increase their investment in the health sector.
More than nine in 10 NHS leaders are warning of a social care workforce crisis in their area.Surveys
he Association of Directors of Adult Social Services has completed its Spring Survey which has been sent to every director of adult social services in the 152 English councilsSurveys
Almost all councils responding to a Local Government Association survey on the government’s adult social care reform agenda say they don’t have confidence that the funding earmarked for the reforms is sufficient.Surveys
search by consumer and location intelligence analyst CACI suggests that senior living providers should be looking at areas with middle-aged populations, as well as those with more elderly populations.Research
Most full-time and part-time carers will switch from working in care homes over the next three years, to go self-employed or work directly for a private client, according to research covering 500 carers, carried out on behalf of care job agency Elder.Surveys
UK care home operators are set to see occupancy rates slowly rise and profits steady as the impacts of the pandemic show promising signs of receding and demand for beds remains strong.