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News, analysis and strategic recommendations to help you deliver the best quality of care for your residents and improve the commercials in your care home/s.

Strategic analysis and recommendations for the care home sector

We analyse the key challenges facing the care sector as we go into each new year, providing expert strategies for how to tackle them to succeed in the coming months. Our recommendations for the last two years remain as pertinent now as they were when we wrote them. Download them to access our expertise to strengthen your care home/s.

Alarming Trends in Care Home Ratings

12 lessons we learnt in 2022 that will strengthen your care home in 2023

Recruitment and Occupancy: How to win the key battles for care homes

Planning for Commercial Success in your care home

Trends and developments in social care in Quarter 1 2023

Trends and developments in social care in Quarter 1 2023

For the care sector, the first three months of 2023 have been dominated by funding news – with the government both allocating new funds and withdrawing some promised support, with implications for care home providers, investors and managers, the NHS, local councils...

How did care homes perform in Q1 2023?

How did care homes perform in Q1 2023?

Monitoring the ups, downs and regional developments of care homes across the country is a valuable resource for care home investors, directors and providers. Tracking quarterly shifts in care performance nationally can reveal key indicators of where new trends are...

Social care sector recruitment round-up, 2023 Q1

Social care sector recruitment round-up, 2023 Q1

The current rates of care worker recruitment and retention play a major role in social care’s greatest challenges. That’s why it’s crucial for care home owners, operators and providers to have a strong understanding of care recruitment and retention issues and...

Care sector investment news round up 2023 Q1

Care sector investment news round up 2023 Q1

There are refreshingly bullish predictions about the care sector coming from some of the key financial and property analysts – alongside some encouraging financial announcements from providers. Our investment news round up will bring you up to speed with who’s buying,...

Preparing your care home for the summer

Preparing your care home for the summer

With summer not far away, now is the time for prudent for care homes and managers to prepare for warmer weather. Whether it’s setting up cool spaces for residents, cost-effective strategies to make the most of your outdoor spaces, or ensuring your residents’ wellbeing...

Our Care Cocktails Gallery

Our Care Cocktails Gallery

It was great to celebrate the start of UK Care Week with our own Care Cocktails following the first day. We were delighted so many clients, trusted partners and respected associates could join us at The High Line Bar in The Genting Hotel, Resorts World, Birmingham....

Social care staff shortages: What do they tell us about the sector?

Social care staff shortages: What do they tell us about the sector?

Social care work is far from easy, with jobs that demand a high level of compassion, patience, empathy and dedication. However, for anyone who has experienced working within a good quality care environment, it’s clear how much of a positive impact attentive care can...

How did care homes perform in Q4 2022?

How did care homes perform in Q4 2022?

Tracking how care standards across the country have changed is a powerful tool for any care investor, director or provider. Having a clear overview of the rise and fall in care home ratings is a vital resource when it comes to assessing the competition and where the...

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