Ageing in extra-care housing: preparation, persistence and self-management at the boundary between the third and fourth age

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 July 2019 Eleanor K. Johnson, Ailsa Cameron, Liz Lloyd, Simon Evans, Robin Darton, Randall Smith, Teresa Atkinson and Jeremy Porteus Abstract Extra-care housing (ECH) has been hailed as a potential solution to some of the problems associated with traditional forms of social care, since it allows older peopleContinue reading “Ageing in extra-care housing: preparation, persistence and self-management at the boundary between the third and fourth age”

5 trends will ‘future-proof’ senior living industry in 2021

Kimberly Bonvissuto, News – McKnight’s Senior Living More than 85 independent living, assisted living and memory care leaders joined together at the International Council on Active Aging Forum in November. Together, they identified a philosophy and infrastructure of the “optimal community,” which offers lifestyle and services desired by current residents, with the quality-of-life features futureContinue reading “5 trends will ‘future-proof’ senior living industry in 2021”

Latest posts & projects from LTCCovid.org

The International Long-Term Care Policy Network has a list of resources to support community and institutional Long-Term Care responses to COVID-19. The latest posts include a study of care home visiting arrangement during COVID-19 and a project looking at the experiences and support needs of caregivers of assisted living residents.

Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector

This report by the British Property Federation aims an understanding of the housing options available to older people in the UK. It includes key definitions of care and support and supporting evidence for greater provision of purpose-built housing for older people. Download Report Source: Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector – NewsContinue reading “Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector”

Overlooked and Undercounted: The Growing Impact of COVID-19 on Assisted Living Facilities

Sarah True, Nancy Ochieng, Juliette Cubanski Follow @jcubanski on Twitter , Priya Chidambaram, and Tricia Neuman Follow @tricia_neuman on TwitterPublished: Sep 01, 2020 While COVID-19 outbreaks and deaths in nursing homes have received a fair amount of attention, assisted living facilities (ALFs), which are home to over 800,000 mostly frail, elderly residents, have been largelyContinue reading “Overlooked and Undercounted: The Growing Impact of COVID-19 on Assisted Living Facilities”

Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care: Analysis of Structured and Unstructured Data From the National Violent Death Reporting System – PubMed – NCBI

DeBois KA, Evans SD, Chatfield SL, Kent State University, College of Public Health, OH, USA. Abstract Aging adults are at risk for multiple types of abuse including emotional, sexual, or physical abuse. Adults in skilled nursing or assisted living facilities might be particularly vulnerable to injury, including fatal injury resulting from incidents of resident-to-resident aggressionContinue reading “Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care: Analysis of Structured and Unstructured Data From the National Violent Death Reporting System – PubMed – NCBI”

Housing and Learning Disability: Transforming care and support

The Housing LIN is committed to supporting our members, commissioners and providers improve the independent living choices of people with learning disabilities. We have been working with NHS England to support TCPs develop their housing partnerships to increase supply. For more about how we can help localities develop a better range of housing choices, downloadContinue reading “Housing and Learning Disability: Transforming care and support”

At home, in adult day care, in assisted living…how do you know if it’s a good fit?

dementia-by-day: How can you tell if where your loved one with dementia is currently living is…well, working? How do you know if it’s the right fit? It’s pretty difficult to ask someone living with dementia what their opinion is on the subject. Even if you were to move them, would that make them happier? WouldContinue reading “At home, in adult day care, in assisted living…how do you know if it’s a good fit?”