When news started to break of a novel new coronavirus early last year, none of us knew what the following months would bring. Sadly, as time progressed, it became clear that those most severely affected by COVID-19 were our elderly and vulnerable. In residential care homes and support facilities across the country, dedicated staff raced... Continue Reading →
Looking after your mental health
There are many benefits to working in the care sector and we’ve been touched in recent weeks by the stories of care workers going above and beyond the normal call of duty to care and support the most vulnerable.
From Brexit to pandemic
Do you remember the time all we were talking about was Brexit? Seems like a lifetime ago in this current climate!
Communicating with residents – CMA guidance
In November 2018, the Competitions and Market Authority (CMA) issued guidance to UK Care Home Providers for older people, setting out consumer law obligations to protect residents,
Insights into extra care housing
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...
Copenhagen study tour – Day three update
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 residential care market – myth or reality
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.