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 recordedContinue reading “Better retirement communities will reduce the social care burden”

Crises and Turnaround Management: Lessons Learned from Recovery of New Orleans and Tulane University Following Hurricane Katrina

Abstract By their very nature both man-made and natural disasters are unpredictable, and so we recommend that all health-care institutions be prepared. In this paper, the authors describe and make a number of recommendations, regarding the importance of crisis and turnaround management using as a model the New Orleans public health system and Tulane UniversityContinue reading “Crises and Turnaround Management: Lessons Learned from Recovery of New Orleans and Tulane University Following Hurricane Katrina”

What happens if a care home closes?

There are different reasons why a care home may have to close permanently, perhaps because the building’s facilities are outdated or for financial reasons. Most care home closures are planned and residents will be consulted and informed well in advance. Closing a care home at short notice is rare Independent Age guide How to findContinue reading “What happens if a care home closes?”

COVID-19, the journey from crisis to opportunity: Experiences of young people in residential child care and their carers

Elaine Hamilton& Niamh Miller, Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Abstract (Vol.19, No.3) COVID-19 arrived as a crisis. Its impact has been felt across the Globe and will continue to be for many years to come. Financially, emotionally, practically and psychologically –it has changed many views & forced us to think and behave differently inContinue reading “COVID-19, the journey from crisis to opportunity: Experiences of young people in residential child care and their carers”