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Conservative manifesto fails to address the real cost of long term care funding

Conservative manifesto fails to address the real cost of long term care funding

Commenting on the Conservative party manifesto proposals on social care, published last week, LaingBuisson founder and healthcare economist William Laing said: “A ‘manifesto mouse’ looks to be a fair description of the Conservative party proposals on social care funding published last week. They amount to half of Dilnot (the £100,000 capital threshold) but not the […]

22nd May 2017 | By | Reply More
Partnership to provide impartial inspections to support care services

Partnership to provide impartial inspections to support care services

LaingBuisson and BKR Care Consultancy are pleased to announce a partnership to provide CQC-type and Ofsted-type inspections across England, Wales and Scotland. Inspections are conducted by a highly experienced, 26-strong inspection team that have undertaken more than 300 inspections. They include former CQC inspectors, senior managers, former Heads of Safeguarding, mental health specialists, acute care […]

17th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Care home market continues to grow as NHS Funded Nursing Care supports state-paid care homes

Care home market continues to grow as NHS Funded Nursing Care supports state-paid care homes

The value of UK care home market for older people reached £15.7 billion in 2016 (about 1% of GDP). The market continues to grow, at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 3% over the last five years, mainly driven by growth of privately paid services at a CAGR of 6%. According to research from […]

15th May 2017 | By | Reply More
Stephen Dorrell appointed as LaingBuisson Chairman

Stephen Dorrell appointed as LaingBuisson Chairman

LaingBuisson, the UK’s leading healthcare market intelligence provider, today announces the new appointments of The Right Honourable Stephen Dorrell as Chairman and Henry Elphick as CEO. Stephen Dorrell was a Member of Parliament for 36 years and during his career held the position of Secretary of State for Health and Chair of the House of […]

30th June 2016 | By | Reply More
New business model needed for homecare in the UK

New business model needed for homecare in the UK

UK homecare services in need of a new business model as shrinking demand, falling profitability and variable quality undermines confidence  Shrinking social care budgets, in combination with stricter eligibility criteria, have reduced the number of individuals in England receiving homecare through their local authorities since the beginning of the millennium from 415,000 in 2000 to […]

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Value of independent care sector set to reach £45.4bn

Value of independent care sector set to reach £45.4bn

Figures published today by healthcare consultancy LaingBuisson reveal that the revenues generated by independent sector (non-statutory) providers across 12 core health and care market segments grew by 5% in 2015 to reach £45.4bn. Growth was led by private acute healthcare, up 8% to £7.8bn (driven by recovering private demand as well as NHS ‘choose and […]

10th March 2016 | By | Reply More
Reduced NHS capacity fuels growth in independent mental health hospitals

Reduced NHS capacity fuels growth in independent mental health hospitals

REDUCED NHS CAPACITY, INCREASING SPECIALITIES & RISING DEMANDS FUELLING GROWTH IN UK INDEPENDENT MENTAL HEALTH HOSPITALS-Says latest research Having pulled through the 2011 halt in growth caused by the NHS commissioning response to the post-global credit crisis downturn in government spending, UK independent mental health hospitals have now seen a third successive year of healthy […]

17th February 2016 | By | Reply More
CLS Care Homes ranked best in Cheshire

CLS Care Homes ranked best in Cheshire

CLS Care Homes have been rated the best in Cheshire and fourth best in the UK according to a nationwide ranking of the top 20 residential care provider groups in terms of their compliance with CQC (Care Quality Commission) standards.   CLS, which operates 18 care homes throughout Cheshire, achieved a compliance rating of 95.5% […]

28th September 2015 | By | Reply More
Glasgow mental health team shortlisted for prestigious healthcare award

Glasgow mental health team shortlisted for prestigious healthcare award

A Glasgow secure hospital has been named as a finalist for the Best Mental Health Hospital Provider Award at a national awards ceremony run by healthcare consultancy, LaingBuisson.   Surehaven Hospital, which is owned and run by Shaw healthcare, was shortlisted for its unique approach to mental health care and its patient’s wellbeing. Accommodating patients […]

24th September 2015 | By | Reply More
Specialist care provider makes national health care awards shortlist

Specialist care provider makes national health care awards shortlist

Alternative Futures Group (AFG) has been shortlisted in two categories for the LaingBuisson Awards 2015.   The awards organised by LaingBuisson aim to highlight achievement across the independent healthcare sector in the UK.   AFG, which supports more than 1200 people with learning disabilities and mental health needs every year across the North West, is […]

10th September 2015 | By | Reply More
Murdostoun Brain Injury Centre wins national award

Murdostoun Brain Injury Centre wins national award

The Huntercombe Group’s Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre has won a prestigious UK award for its work helping patients with serious brain injury and complex neurological conditions to improve both their cognitive and physical functioning, enabling many people to live as closely as possible to the way they had prior to their injury. […]

30th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Belong scoops Extra Care Provider award

Belong scoops Extra Care Provider award

North West care provider, Belong, has won the Extra Care Provider category at the prestigious LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2014. The not-for-profit organisation that operates five care villages in the North West was recognised for the success of its Belong apartment schemes.   Every Belong community care village comprises a number of apartments for independent […]

21st October 2014 | By | Reply More
Greensleeves Homes Trust recognised for its award-winning dementia care

Greensleeves Homes Trust recognised for its award-winning dementia care

At the LaingBuisson Independent Healthcare Awards 2014 in October, Mount Ephraim House in Tunbridge Wells, one of Greensleeves Homes Trust 17 care homes, received a prestigious award for the Residential Care Provider of the Year 2014. An independent panel of judges was looking for organisations and individuals who made an outstanding contribution to healthcare during […]

20th October 2014 | By | Reply More
Home Instead confirmed as No 1 in homecare

Home Instead confirmed as No 1 in homecare

Home Instead Senior Care has, once again, been named as England’s top homecare provider in LaingBuisson’s Care Compliance Monitor.   The most recently revealed league table (taken from LaingBuisson’s July Care Compliance Monitor report) shows Home Instead, who specialise in care of the elderly, in the same number one position that they held at this […]

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