Agincare in the news

Recent media coverage about Agincare.

As Agincare continues to grow into one of England’s largest healthcare providers, we are appearing more and more in local, national and sector media.

 PublicationNews story
Dorset Echo logo Dorset Echo 20/10/2021Weymouth care services founder Derek Luckhurst wins lifetime award
Home Care Insight Home Care Insight & Care Home Professional 14/10/2021Leaders in Care Life Time Achievement Award Derek Luckhurst
BBC News logo BBC - 08/09/2021Health and social care reform announcement View from 11 mins
Home Care Insight Home Care Insight - 14/05/2021Joanna Lumley praises ‘absolutely fabulous’ Agincare staff
Care home resident by beach West Sussex Gazette - 10/05/2021Littlehampton care home residents celebrate new-found freedom
BBC News logo BBC - 17/03/2021Social care leaders warn of funding 'cliff edge'
Dorset Echo logo Dorset Echo - 03/03/2021Dorset care provider celebrates 35th anniversary
Home Care Insight Home Care Insight - 03/03/2021‘I’ve never felt so proud’: Agincare founder looks back on 35 years in the care sector
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Swindon Advertiser - 15/02/2021All patients at Wroughton care home given Covid-19 vaccine
St Peter's Park COVID vaccine Bexhill Observer - 09/02/2021Bexhill retirement village residents receive Covid vaccine.
Home Care Insight Home Care Insight - 09/02/2021Our CEO Raina Summerson discusses the history and future of Agincare, plus her thoughts on social care reform, including what she would do to reform the system as Prime Minister.
First care worker in Dorset getting Covid vaccine Dorset Echo - 09/12/2020Care worker is first person in Dorset to be given Covid vaccination
Home care worker Soreya Daily Echo - 04/12/2020Christchurch home carer praised with saving man's life in Boscombe
Home Care Insight Home Care Insight - 02/12/2020Government ministers’ understanding of social care ‘better than ever’, say sector leaders
Care home resident Dorset Echo - 10/11/2020Agincare residents pleased with care homes
LSEG London Stock Exchange Group - 3/11/2020Agincare listed in 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain - an annual celebration of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.
Home Care Insight Home Care Insight - 27/10/2020How are home care providers motivating staff amid a second COVID-19 wave?
Home Care Insight Home Care Insight - 02/10/2020Agincare shares home improvement tips to help older people stay safe
Mirror Mirror - 26/09/2020Care homes in PPE plea as they warn Matt Hancock's £550m plan 'only scratches surface'
The Guardian The Guardian - 23/09/2020Agincare shares home improvement tips to help older people stay safe
Half Marathon Dorset Echo - 12/09/2020Three brothers run 13 miles to raise money for the Care Workers’ Charity
The Guardian The Guardian - 23/06/2020Write up from the Health & Social Care Select Committee where Agincare were invited to discuss social care workforce issues including recognition, pay & conditions.
Dorset Echo - 02/06/2020Agincare raises thousands for charity through events on Portland
Financial Times Financial Times - 06/05/2020Fragmented health system exposes struggling social care providers
Worcester News Worcester News - 04/05/2020Herefordshire hotel to re-open to support county Covid-19 response
The Guardian The Guardian - 04/05/2020Higher PPE costs of care homes passed on to clients
BBC South Today BBC South Today - 30/04/2020News special on Agincare's reluctant surcharge to manage coronavirus costs (no longer available on iPlayer)
BBC South Today BBC Radio Solent - 24/04/2020Our chairman Derek Luckhurst talking about shortages of PPE ...
The Guardian The Guardian - 17/04/2020Coronavirus: vulnerable people may die alone due to impact on UK home care
BBC South Today BBC South Today - 17/04/20News special on how Agincare are working to keep clients and staff safe during coronavirus pandemic (no longer available on iPlayer)
The Guardian The Guardian - 15/04/2020'We clean everything': care homes help loved ones say goodbye
Weymouth school helps out care company with PPE shortage Dorset Echo - 08/04/2020Weymouth school helps out care company with PPE shortage
BBC - Coronavirus: Nearly 400 care groups 'face protection shortages BBC - 05/04/2020Coronavirus: Nearly 400 care groups 'face protection shortages'
Care homes in Medway and Northfleet come up with events to keep residents entertained Kent Online - 25/03/2020Care homes in Medway and Northfleet come up with events to keep residents entertained
ITV Coronavirus: protecting the elderly ITV’s Tonight - 19/03/2020Coronavirus: protecting the elderly
Raina Summerson in The Guardian (April 2020) Care Home Professional - 06/02/2020Agincare acquires three Derby City Council care homes
Carehome.co.uk news story (15 Jan 2020) Carehome.co.uk - 15/01/2020Care provider launches care fees calculator
Daily Echo - best companies to work for Daily Echo - 27/11/2019Lush, JP Morgan and Agincare among best companies to work for