Later Living and Retirement Housing

Retirement Housing White Paper: Key Points 1 in 3 members of the public believe retirement housing schemes are synonymous with ‘old people’s homes’  Data shows public perception and knowledge of services skewed to match stereotype of ‘lonely, single older person with health issues  Providers not meeting expectations of the public in service provision  High profile experts fromContinue reading “Later Living and Retirement Housing”

Keeping the spirits up? A study about promoting good practice in relation to alcohol use in care homes for older people

In this blog Dr Sarah Wadd sets out her plan for a new care home study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research School for Social Care Research, which will explore issues around alcohol use in care homes. The questions they want to answer are:- What practices, rules and policies currently exist in relationContinue reading “Keeping the spirits up? A study about promoting good practice in relation to alcohol use in care homes for older people”

Younger generation’s perceptions of care homes

University of Oxford Student Consultancy, a programme for students run by the university to support local organisations, conducted research over an eight-week period which revealed that just one in six (15.7%) respondents have a positive perception of care homes. Read a summary of the research findings at…. Source Care Home Professional: https://www.carehomeprofessional.com/watch-younger-generations-perceptions-of-care-homes-must-change-research-finds/

Residential Children’s Homes and the Youth Justice System. Identity, Power and Perceptions

Author: Shaw, Julie This book explores the factors at the individual, institutional and systemic levels which contribute to children’s home residents coming to the attention of the youth justice system, and the consequent implications for policy and practice. Perspectives are drawn from both young people and professionals in the care and youth justice systems.