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Welcome to NEW Buyacarehome & Ownacarehome Partner SmoothDigital

Welcome to NEW Buyacarehome & Ownacarehome Partner SmoothDigital

SmoothDigital provides Care Home & Home Care Marketing Services covering all aspects of the care industry, bringing ‘successful digital marketing strategies’ specifically tailored to each provider’s requirements.

The Postponement of the Proposed Cap on Social Care Costs

The Postponement of the Proposed Cap on Social Care Costs

In September 2021, the Government announced that, from October 2023, it planned to introduce a new £86,000 cap on the amount anyone in England will have to spend on personal care over their lifetime and that this cap was going to apply universally, a person’s age or income.

The Chancellor has now announced that the introduction of the Cap is going to be postponed for two years until October 2025.


THURSDAY 17/11/22 - AUTUMN STATEMENT – HEADLINES

THURSDAY 17/11/22 - AUTUMN STATEMENT – HEADLINES

Following the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement where we knew difficult decisions on spending had to be taken, we am pleased to give you Morris Lane’s summary of the main changes.


Later Living Marketplace Lottie Donates To Care Workers’ Charity Challenge

Later Living Marketplace Lottie Donates To Care Workers’ Charity Challenge

Lottie – a Later Living Marketplace - are proud to be a Founding Member of the £500 Challenge – a fundraising campaign launched by The Care Workers’ Charity, which encourages businesses across the adult social care sector to commit to an annual donation of £500; the same as an average grant they award to a care worker experiencing financial hardship.

Employment tribunals: Trends, top issues, and how to get prepared

Employment tribunals: Trends, top issues, and how to get prepared

With tribunal cases on the rise, how can you get ahead and protect your businesses? 

Signature Dining have the recipe for success!

Signature Dining have the recipe for success!

Signature Dining are very proud to announce that our chef manager, Michael Hannon, has scooped the Chef Manager of the Year Award at the Foodservice Cateys!

How the Happiness Programme is supporting people with learning disabilities at the Ken Boyce centre

How the Happiness Programme is supporting people with learning disabilities at the Ken Boyce centre

The Happiness Programme is supporting care home owners to deliver incredible activities to care venues and with it, bring many benefits to residents, their friends and families, as well as your care teams.

INTRODUCING STAFFING SOLUTIONS AND CARE CONSULTANCY  ANTLER CARE

INTRODUCING STAFFING SOLUTIONS AND CARE CONSULTANCY ANTLER CARE

Julie Hopkins of Ownacarehome (OACH) in conversation with Antler Care Director, Tracey Mundell, discussing the vital support her business provides to the care home sector.

Next steps for digital health and social care

Next steps for digital health and social care

Join Nourish at the ‘Next steps for digital health and social care’ webinar with the Westminster Health Forum on Tuesday 15th November.

ENERGY EFFICIENT MEASURES IN A CARE HOME SETTING  Author Julie Hopkins of Ownacarehome

ENERGY EFFICIENT MEASURES IN A CARE HOME SETTING Author Julie Hopkins of Ownacarehome

With the days drawing in and Winter challenges ahead care home providers are looking ahead for current and innovative trends in energy efficiency, considering capital outlay versus the cost savings.

Fulcrum shortlisted for two prestigious awards

Fulcrum shortlisted for two prestigious awards

Leading care sector consultancy, Fulcrum Care, has become a double finalist at the highly regarded, national TRI Awards, the only program recognising and rewarding excellence across turnaround, restructuring and insolvency.

Retaining Top Talent

Retaining Top Talent

Retaining top talent in your health and social care business is crucial for its future success and growth. Getting the remuneration package right is more important than ever, given the challenging recruitment environment being faced by the care sector.