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Designed for better sleep

Designed for better sleep

Among the many considerations that must be made when designing a care home, the ability to promote better sleep may not be something that...

Contact time

There are calls for changes to the amount of contact time children in care should have with birth parents who have abused them. Alistair...

Undersupply of retirement housing ‘critical’

Knight Frank research highlights the growing need for properties The country faces a ‘critical’ undersupply of age-appropriate homes, with large-scale developments of retirement housing needed,...

Developing new ways of working

Deven Pamben and Kelsey Rees report from LaingBuisson’s Social Care Conference, which covered investing, the workforce and Brexit among other areas. This is an...

Going back to school

Eleanore Robinson investigates what is being done to promote career opportunities in care The Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) is due to launch...

Home sweet home

The largest and most in-depth poll ever conducted of UK retirement community residents and prospective dwellers has found that people in communities have healthier...

Designing for dementia

Evidence suggests a physically active lifestyle can have a significant impact on the wellbeing of people living with dementia. For those in the earlier...
co-housing developments

Co-housing developments

What did the ageing actress say to the former politician?... ‘We’ve got a hit TV series on our hands.’ Sarah Whitebloom reports on the...

Navigating market dynamics

Jonathan Sparey and Eilert Hinrichs, partners at L.E.K. Consulting, explain why the private sector is critical to meeting the growing demand for looked after...
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ADASS survey reveals fragility of the sector

Deven Pamben takes a closer look at the ADASS Budget Survey 2018 lmost a third of councils in England have seen homecare providers close or...