Finding our own way home – a ‘big’ conversation

The key results from research conducted into the housing opportunities and blockages for people with a learning disability and/or autism. Jointly written by the Housing LIN and Learning Disability England (LDE) and published in November 2020 amongst it’s findings are included: There are now more people in their own home and ‘supported living’ and fewer peopleContinue reading “Finding our own way home – a ‘big’ conversation”

The ‘housing-with-care’ sector and the investment opportunity within

…a surge in demand for accommodation that allows older people to feel safe and supported in their own homes. The attractiveness of the retirement living model in terms of its ability to flex access to care and health and wellbeing support is central to its success. Read the blog of Nick Edwards, chief operating officerContinue reading “The ‘housing-with-care’ sector and the investment opportunity within”

Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector

This report by the British Property Federation aims an understanding of the housing options available to older people in the UK. It includes key definitions of care and support and supporting evidence for greater provision of purpose-built housing for older people. Download Report Source: Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector – NewsContinue reading “Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector”

Survey offers positive insight into the financial state of the care home sector

Des Kelly OBE, Residential Forum Trustee, gives his take on the state of the care home market survey In a week in which the FT has reported the sale of HC-One (the largest care home provider in the UK) by its consortium owners for £1 bn. it may seem slightly odd to be making referenceContinue reading “Survey offers positive insight into the financial state of the care home sector”

UK faces £15bn care home replacement bill

The UK is facing a £15bn bill to replace 6,600 lost #carehomes over the next five years, global property consultancy Knight Frank says. Knight Frank’s Care Homes Trading Performance Review says the UK is facing a national care home crisis with the loss of 140,000 beds. 2016 brought an annual net loss in UK careContinue reading “UK faces £15bn care home replacement bill”