Saturday, February 16, 2019

Investing in autonomy

A wind of change is apparent in US elder care – will it make it across the Atlantic? Sarah Whitebloom reports When America sneezes, the...

Offshore caring

Sarah Whitebloom looks at the difficulties in finding out exactly who owns who in UK care Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who guards the guards? Depending...

Boosting movement through tech

Deven Pamben looks at how technology is getting people in care settings to move more Eight partnership areas across Scotland are taking part in a...

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...

Turning the development dial

What will happen to residential care when all the builders have upped sticks? Deven Pamben explores the alternatives on offer which mean that the...

Earmarking funds for health and social care

Hypothecated funding is on the political agenda. Deven Pamben assesses the arguments for and against. The decision to give the NHS a funding boost of...

Care home occupancy lower than thought

Deven Pamben takes a closer look at some of the findings in LaingBuisson’s Care Homes for Older People Data collated and analysed by LaingBuisson shows...

Lessons from Scotland

Alistair Kleebauer looks at the Scottish care model to find out if it could be implemented in other UK countries A recent report by the...

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...
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...