From the New York Times Archives 1986, by Joseph Lelyveld “But the idea behind Strandlund has become the centerpiece of advanced Danish thinking on the care of the aged. And that idea -summed up in the term ”self determination” – is the antithesis of the nursing home (it is, in fact, illegal to operate nursingContinue reading “DENMARK SEEKS A BETTER LIFE FOR ITS ELDERLY”
First soil turned for a prototype of future care homes that mixes generations Sølund is an ambitious pioneering prototype for integrated urban nursing homes of the future which also acts as a driver for the development of Nørrebro district in Copenhagen. The building includes 360 nursing home units, 150 youth housing, and 20 senior homes,Continue reading “House of Generations”
Niels P E T E R Rygaard This 2020 article describes the unique features of the Danish residency model, the challenges management and employees face in the increasing demands for continuing education and professionalization. As well as the Fairstart Foundation’s solutions, based on partnerships in many countries. Intro: Denmark has a long tradition of placesContinue reading “RESIDENTIAL CARE LEADERSHIP”
The Tubbe model is a housing model that was developed to give elderly people power to control their daily living at home. Some of the unique characteristics of this model are how the elderly are included at all levels in planning and decision making to ensure control and quality in their own living conditions. EmployeesContinue reading “Tubbemodellen | Changemakers”
AGE Platform Allowing staff and residents to manage the nursing home together and giving older persons the feeling that it is their own home, this is the basic idea of the Tubbemoddelen, an innovative bottom-up management model originally set up in the nursing homes of the municipality of Tjörn, Sweden. Inspired by the visionContinue reading “Tubbemoddelen: Innovative participative management model in Swedish nursing homes”
Time to stop building massive long-term-care homes and rethink models, says seniors’ advocate In 1987, Denmark placed a moratorium on new long-term #carehomes and instead began building co-op housing where seniors could live together.
The Copenhagen house that’s probably the best children’s home in the world. In Denmark, children’s homes are places of stability, comfort and support. Now a British entrepreneur is bringing the model to the UK. Read in full