Keeping connected

As a regular point of contact and support for hundreds of thousands of people every year in the UK, homecare staff are on the...

Retirement Villages – providing a continuum of care

Retirement Villages Association executive director John Collyns offers an overview of the New Zealand market Let’s begin with a broad and sweeping statement – 80-year...

‘Compelling’ reasons to invest in healthcare

Anna Cole-Bailey reports from last month’s LaingBuisson’s Investing in Healthcare conference, where a wide range of sector professionals put forward arguments for why they...
Australia plans its next moves to ensure customer satisfaction

Australia plans its next moves to ensure customer satisfaction

In a bid to raise awareness of the retirement living industry in Australia and improve the experience for residents, a code of conduct is...
Income growth at Jewish Care despite occupancy woes

Getting homecare right for BME communities

Homecare services are not fully meeting the cultural and religious needs of the UK’s diverse population, according to industry figures. Alistair Kleebauer takes a...

Shifting strategies

Operators are looking at growing their private pay client base. Eleanore Robinson analyses this segment of the market As local authority commissioning of homecare services...

Age friendly housing in the city

Alistair Kleebauer asks whether enough is being done to address ageing populations in the UK’s cities An ageing population means the question of how we...

Dementia care in the home

It’s become almost unquestioned that once an older person is found to have dementia, they should be moved into residential care - but is...
Opportunity knocks for UK providers with eyes on China

Opportunity knocks for UK providers with eyes on China

China’s over 65s population is growing fast. There are 123 million older people living in the country making up 9% of its 1.4 billion...

Harnessing the power of technology

Standing in the House of Commons fielding questions from opposition parties about what the government was going to do in the eventuality that homecare...