The report, ‘Silver Chic: The future of retirement housing and care’ contains two computer generated images that depict how care homes could look in fifty years time. (Now 44 years as the report was published in 2015) The designs are complete with ambient monitoring walls, rotating gardens and virtual pets for residents, and are completeContinue reading “Care homes of the future could see technology take a leading role in the delivery of care”
Two years ago in April 2019 Dr Sarah Russell, a Carer and Nurse who tweets @learnhospice, George Coxon a Care Home Owner who tweets @CoxonGeorge and Dr Ros Taylor MBE a Palliative Care Physician and Care Home trustee who tweets @hospicedoctor wrote this thought provoking blog. Its worth a read now (Residential Forum comment) WithContinue reading “Are care homes the hospices of the future?”
Whither residential care?
Talking about a Brighter Social Care Future Don’t we all want to live in the place we call home with the people and things that we love, doing what matters to us in communities where we all look out for one another? Isn’t that what great care and support should help to protect and promoteContinue reading
Author: Mark Mason Jul 18, 2012 | REPORTS This new ‘futures’ report draws on the challenges facing residential care homes over the next 20 years. ILC-UK argues for the care home to become a ‘community hub’, integrating services and resources into the mainstream of local communities. Well documented certainties in demographic change (particularly ageing) willContinue reading “Care home sweet home: care home of the future”