Extra care, also known as assisted living, retirement living communities or integrated housing with care is becoming a popular choice for many older people considering a move in later life...
Many people start a new year with resolutions about how they are going to change their life, by either giving up something or doing more of a particular thing they want to establish in their lives.
2017 was a challenging year for the social care sector. Yet again we have been kept abreast in numerous reports of the funding crisis and lack of any clear government policy to address the issues.
The final day of my study tour in Copenhagen has been very inspiring. The day started with a visit to Johannesgarden, a private care centre in Brønshøj.
The line up for the day included a couple of meetings with personnel from the Health and Care administration of the City of Copenhagen municipal.
Over the next three days I am undertaking a study tour in Copenhagen, Denmark to find out if the elderly population are satisfied with life.
The current crisis within the care sector is impacting every operator within the sector. There has been a notable shift in the way care providers approach service delivery and development and this shift is also affecting how providers market their business.
For the majority of people, as we age, we may not go into a care home. Many of us will need some form of care and support in later life. But, where specialist support is required then residential care may be the answer.
Describing a market portrays how buyers and sellers do business. There are many kinds of market and several types of player.
I recently supported a close friend in his search for a care facility for his relative. What was evident during our visits was the emphasis on the importance of activities.
We are all too familiar with the rise of fake news in our society today. From the political arena to other areas of life, false information is unfortunately rife all around us.