The future of self-funded care

With the general election fast approaching and the launch of party manifestos, we have seen a renewed interest in social care and the ongoing debate on its funding. First came Labour, who revealed that it would introduce a ‘National Care Service’, promising an additional £8bn for social care over the lifetime of the next Parliament. [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00May 19th, 2017|

A manifesto for social care

The recent announcement of a general election came as a surprise, and Theresa May’s decision to hold one as soon as June left of her political opponents scrambling to fill their manifestos. The dominance of Brexit on the political agenda has naturally meant it has taken centre stage in the run-up to the election. However, [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00May 9th, 2017|

Comfort Keepers’ Parent Company, Sodexo, Acquires UK Home Care Agency

Sodexo are proud to announce the acquisition of Prestige Nursing, a leading family owned home care agency with over 40 branches throughout England and Scotland. Prestige Nursing have been successfully building their home care business since 1945 and will continue to be managed by the current Managing Director, Jonathan Bruce, who says of the deal; [...]

2018-11-14T12:03:08+00:00April 28th, 2017|

The Care Act 2015

The Care Act 2015 and what it means to carers and those looking for care in West Sussex In the words of the West Sussex County Council website’s guidance on the new Care Act for 2015, the act is designed “to put people in control of the support they receive, placing the well-being of the [...]

2018-11-14T12:06:12+00:00April 10th, 2015|