5th May 2016
Quarter of UK care homes 'at risk of closure'
More than a quarter of care homes in the UK are in danger of going out of business within three years, figures obtained by BBC Radio Four suggest.
5th May 2016
Half of care homes in South East told to improve standards
About half the care homes in the South East have been told to improve, with inspectors finding homes "smelling of urine".
25th Apr 2016
Be Clear on Cancer Campaign
Public Health England has launched a nationwide ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign with the aim of raising awareness of a key symptom for both bladder and kidney cancers – blood in pee.
20th Apr 2016
Junior Doctor's Industrial Strike Action - Tuesday 26 April and Wednesday 27 April
To assist in minimising the impact of the action by Junior Doctors on Tuesday 26th April and Wednesday 27th April 2016
18th Apr 2016
How to increase your State Pension with Carer's Credit
If you're looking after someone for over 20 hours a week you could increase your state pension amount by applying for carer's credit
20th July 2020
Ridouts: specialist health and social care lawyers
Ridouts, specialist health and social care solicitors, is delighted to announce that it has partnered with the National Care Association.
With the social care sector facing increasing pressures to provide high quality care on ever decreasing resources, there are challenging times ahead for the sector. With the NCA being a strong and influential voice of the sector it represents and Ridouts helping providers find solutions to regulatory and operational difficulties they face, together this strategic partnership will further strengthen both partners ability to help the sector they serve.
“The National Care Association is a most needed champion for the sector, ensuring the voice of the care sector is heard and providing its members with access to contemporary, relevant and helpful resource. Ridouts knowledge of the health and social care sector places it in an enviable position which sees it’s legal expertise, combined with sector knowledge enable it to work collaboratively with providers to achieve positive outcomes to difficult situations they face day to day. Ridouts is looking forward immensely to supporting the NCA and its members, sharing knowledge that can positively impact their businesses and providing legal advice should it be required.”
Paul Ridout, Managing Director of Ridouts.
‘We are delighted to be partnering with Ridouts and look forward to establishing a relationship which will support our membership. Ridouts is an established firm with an impressive track record in the sector: We know that they have the interest of providers at the heart of what they do.
The sector has been through challenging times and the last four months have demonstrated a need to stand up for our membership and we believe that with Ridouts we will be enhancing our Sponsors Board, which sits at the heart of everything we do for our care providers. National Care Association’s Board look forward to working with the Ridouts team.’
Nadra Ahmed OBE
For more information on Ridouts please see: https://www.ridout-law.com/