Seniors and staff caught in the middle of nursing homes’ quest for profit

The cycle of buying and selling care homes has led to shortcuts, closures, even fraud – and imperiled vulnerable residents’ health. Read in full here. Sourced from the Guardian July 2020: Elders in residence A series on the longstanding failures heightened by Covid-19 in American nursing homes. More from this series

Managing Care Home Closures

INTRODUCTION Care homes are people’s homes and people have the right to live there as long as they want. Unfortunately, this may not always be possible due to circumstances affecting the running of the care home, such as:  force majeure – an emergency situation such as infection control, flooding or fire market exit by theContinue reading “Managing Care Home Closures”

A game of two halves? Understanding the process and outcomes of English care home closures

Jon Glasby, Kerry Allen, Suzanne Robinson Social Policy and Administration, vol 53, no 1, January 2019 With care services increasingly delivered via a market, there is always a risk that care homes could fail financially or struggle in terms of quality, ultimately having to close. When this happens, the received wisdom is that subsequent  relocationContinue reading “A game of two halves? Understanding the process and outcomes of English care home closures”