Ageing and Assisted Living in the USA

Senior’s Are Living Longer than Ever/// Life expectancy jumped by 10 years since 1960, and by 2060, it’s expected to rise from 79 to 85. The Aging Population Is Growing at a Rapid Rate/// In the last 10 years, the senior population has increased by and it’s expected to double from 49 million to 98Continue reading “Ageing and Assisted Living in the USA”

Congregate Care, Residential Treatment and Group Home, State Legislative Enactments 2014-2019

10/30/2020 Just over 400,000 American children live in foster care, and some 55,000 reside in group homes, residential treatment facilities, psychiatric institutions and emergency shelters. This type of placement—called “congregate care”—may be beneficial for children who require short-term supervision and structure because their behavior may be dangerous. However, many officials believe that children who don’t needContinue reading “Congregate Care, Residential Treatment and Group Home, State Legislative Enactments 2014-2019”

Children in Care – Larry

Originally posted on Renegades Escapades:
(Larry’s name has been changed.) £1,200,000 ($1,630,000) is a lot of money. It’s the cost of four average homes in the U.K. or four years at University for thirty three students or the amount needed to support a family of four for 26 years. It’s also how much one Local…

Fixing Social Care, New funding, new methods, new partnerships

THE NEED TO RE-THINK A more rational and affordable care system will involve disrupting the market. But the result of that disruption, through methods such as insurance and government cost sharing, or pension-fund financing of care home provision, will be greater supply, greater sustainability and greater fairness. Public  sector  reforms  are  part  of  this:  forContinue reading “Fixing Social Care, New funding, new methods, new partnerships”

The cost of care homes is becoming more expensive. We’ve produced a calculator to help you work out the costs which can easily be over £100k. Plus we’ve answered the 12 important financial questions you should consider when moving in to a care home. https://t.co/azJx5sWUkN

ukcareguide: The cost of care homes is becoming more expensive. We’ve produced a calculator to help you work out the costs which can easily be over £100k. Plus we’ve answered the 12 important financial questions you should consider when moving in to a care home. https://t.co/azJx5sWUkN — UK Care Guide (@UKCareGuide) June 1, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.jsContinue reading “The cost of care homes is becoming more expensive. We’ve produced a calculator to help you work out the costs which can easily be over £100k. Plus we’ve answered the 12 important financial questions you should consider when moving in to a care home. https://t.co/azJx5sWUkN”

The rising cost of residential care and lack of government oversight

Claire Sands writing for the Howard League for Penal Reform in January 2019 The National Audit Office (NAO) published a report on Pressures on children’s social care. It was produced against the backdrop of increasing strain on finances and services, particularly children’s services, that local authorities have been experiencing. It set out to examine recentContinue reading “The rising cost of residential care and lack of government oversight”