Better retirement communities will reduce the social care burden

By Will Bax, Thu 4 November 2021

There is a wider societal benefit to be gained if more housing with care is available… the chief executive of Retirement Villages Group makes the case…one of the lessons of the Covid crisis is that, outside care homes, there were specialist residential options for older people that recorded much lower death rates. Among housing-with-care operators, 75% reported Covid infection rates of less than 1% in the first six months of the crisis.

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Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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