Is co-housing the future?

“Cohousing communities are communities organised collaboratively. Residents have their own private spaces but band together to share meals and facilities, organise activities and look out for each other. The focus is on community. All that’s required is a neighbourhood where people want to band together, take care of one another and collaborate for the goodContinue reading “Is co-housing the future?”

Differences between assisted living homes and nursing homes

The infographic, whilst part of marketing the assisted living services, shows up the differences in the USA as not being the same as between care homes with and without nursing in the UK. (Residential Forum is thinking about the future of residential care in the UK) Source: https://ecogreenlove.com/2020/11/17/assisted-living-nursing/

New resource to enhance management of Care Home Residents in Acute and Emergency Care Settings

British Geriatrics Society, Dr Jenni Burton is a clinical lecturer and specialist registrar in geriatric medicine in Glasgow. Due to high levels of complex co-morbidity, frailty and dementia, care home residents can be difficult to assess, particularly when they are acutely unwell and in unfamiliar surroundings. The noisy, busy environments in acute receiving units andContinue reading “New resource to enhance management of Care Home Residents in Acute and Emergency Care Settings”