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8 July 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Visiting supported living settings during Covid

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Visiting supported living settings

Following on from her blog about rights and responsibilities for care home visits during Covid, partner and co-head of Health & Social Care team Hazel Phillips is highlighting some of the issues that arise when considering visits to supported living settings.

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30 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Care home visitors: striking the balance between rights and responsibilities

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With many care homes starting to think about opening up to visitors again, it is important that operators strike the right balance between their legal responsibilities to safeguard their staff and residents and the rights of their residents and families.

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3 June 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Deferred payment agreements: how can care homes protect fee income whilst a property is sold?

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We are regularly asked by operators whether they can protect their income where a resident cannot pay their full private fees until their property is sold. This may be particularly pertinent in the current climate where the property market has been slow.

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5 May 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Support for the care sector in the COVID-19 crisis

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While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic creates extraordinary and unprecedented challenges for the care sector, there is increasing and considerable support from the Government designed to help providers navigate the weeks ahead.

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15 April 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

Your care home as a COVID-19 unit: risks and issues

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In the current crisis, we are seeing existing care operators approached by commissioners to operate and manage empty care homes as COVID-19 units. Understandably there is enthusiasm to support this and mobilise quickly.

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3 April 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, News

Health & Social Care sector team at Royds Withy King completes Bristol care home deal

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Buyacarehome members, Chandler & Co and Royds Withy King, have completed today on the acquisition of The Gables Residential Care Home in Hanham, Bristol, for existing operator Paul and Jacky Edwards who already own Compton View Residential Home in Yeovil. Albert Goodman advised on the financial and tax aspects of the purchase.

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26 February 2020 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, News

Health & Social Care sector team at Royds Withy King acts for the sellers of a Hampshire care home

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The Health and Social Care Team at law firm Royds Withy King has supported sellers of a Hampshire care home to Hartford Care, an established operator for an undisclosed sum.

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7 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Events, Health & Social Care

Learn from the expert: Liberty Protection Safeguards scheme and your care business | Bristol

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Our Health & Social Care team is delighted to invite you to an exclusive evening with Alex Ruck Keene, barrister and a pre-eminent authority on issues around mental capacity law and policy.

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4 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Events, Health & Social Care

Learn from the expert: Liberty Protection Safeguards scheme and your care business | London

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Our Health & Social Care team is delighted to invite you to an exclusive evening with Alex Ruck Keene, barrister and a pre-eminent authority on issues around mental capacity law and policy.

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14 May 2019 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, News

Specialist Adult Care Company Changes Hands

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A South Wales-based care provider which specialises in supporting adults with autism and complex learning disabilities, has new owners. Values in Care, which was set up by managing director Geraldine Butler in 2003 to provide specialist medium-to-long term 24-hour supported …

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1 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, News

Ashdown House Secures First Time Care Home Buyer

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The sale of Ashdown House care home based in Daventry, Northamptonshire, to Knighton Care Services Ltd was arranged by DC Care, Chandler & Co and Royds Withy King, who are all members of the Buyacarehome professional network. Ashdown House care …

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12 December 2018 0 Comments Posted in Health & Social Care, Opinion

National care home group facing legal action from the CMA

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The CMA have contacted Care UK and stated that they must refund residents who were charged an upfront reported “admin” fee to avoid facing legal action.

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