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”

Reimagining the Care Home – RSA

‘Boredom’, ‘loneliness’, ‘illness’, ‘isolation’ and ‘uncaring’ are among the words most associated with care homes by members of the public. While only 39% of care home workers would consider moving into a residential home in their own older age.* This reflects a crisis of confidence in the support and care available for older people, butContinue reading “Reimagining the Care Home – RSA”