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”

COVID-19 care home impact by region

Carterwood research reveals stark differences in COVID-19 care home impact by region – Carterwood, improve decision making All 171 upper-tier local authorities in England and Wales examined Wales has three of the top five local authorities with lowest numbers of deaths per thousand beds North East has highest numbers of deaths per 1,000 beds 8Continue reading “COVID-19 care home impact by region”

University of Hertfordshire leads research to enhance care home residents’ quality of life The University of Hertfordshire is leading a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded four-year study to improve how researchers, health and social care services can use existing data to improve the care and quality of life for care home residents, familiesContinue reading

The changing picture in the children’s homes sector – Ofsted: developments in children’s social care

The changing picture in the children’s homes sector Posted by: Jason Bradbury, Posted on: 22 August 2018 On 19 July, we published our annual data on children’s social care in England in 2017–18. One of our main areas of focus was on children’s homes and their inspection outcomes. We’d like to reflect here on oneContinue reading “The changing picture in the children’s homes sector – Ofsted: developments in children’s social care”

Children’s homes report cautions government to be mindful of consequences of reductions in spending.

State of the Sector 2019 report:Jonathan Stanley, ICHA, shares his concerns on reading the analysis. We  need  all  homes  to  be  working  in  a  financial,  emotional,  professional environment,  where  all  feel  a  belonging,  experience  being  involved  with colleague commissioning caregivers, everyone working in a focused, child-led way,  effectively,  with  sensitivity  and  acceptance,  promoting  co-operation, attentiveContinue reading “Children’s homes report cautions government to be mindful of consequences
of reductions in spending.”