5 trends will ‘future-proof’ senior living industry in 2021

Kimberly Bonvissuto, News – McKnight’s Senior Living More than 85 independent living, assisted living and memory care leaders joined together at the International Council on Active Aging Forum in November. Together, they identified a philosophy and infrastructure of the “optimal community,” which offers lifestyle and services desired by current residents, with the quality-of-life features futureContinue reading “5 trends will ‘future-proof’ senior living industry in 2021”

Yvonne Manson’s blog

“But social distancing, isolation, essential visiting only, is difficult. It’s difficult for everyone, residents missing family, family missing residents and staff missing their families. We’ve used technology a lot, we’ve found many Tik Tok fans among residents and staff and used video calling to make sure people stay connected. We’ve written letters, sent gifts backContinue reading “Yvonne Manson’s blog”

Tec stories for care home providers and commissioners – Resources – Think Local Act Personal Tec stories for care home providers and commissioners Added on 22/11/19 A set of case studies for care home providers and commissioners which shows how technology enabled care is changing the lives of care home residents.

New Wigan Care Home is revolutionising care for dementia residents | Person Centred Software

Worthington Lake Care Home in Wigan is leading the way in dementia care since opening its doors at the end of March. The home is using the very latest mobile technology to care for its residents within the new-build facility that was designed following a two-year study with Stirling University to create a home specificallyContinue reading “New Wigan Care Home is revolutionising care for dementia residents | Person Centred Software”

Magical technology for children in hospices

Through the magic of technology, Lifelites gives life-limited and disabled children in hospices opportunities they wouldn’t otherwise have.  Lifelites provides specialist entertainment and educational technology packages for these young people to learn, play, be creative, control something for themselves and communicate – for as long as it is possible. They do this for 10,000 childrenContinue reading “Magical technology for children in hospices”

New ways of working in adult care services

New ways of working in adult social care services. In this packed but readable guide we have drawn together some of the many new ideas and approaches from across our vibrant, innovative and forward looking sector. It includes new ways for services to work together locally, digital applications, innovation in care practice, and a lookContinue reading “New ways of working in adult care services”

Marketing to the mature market

Edna Petzen, Residential Forum member The UK population has been steadily getting older and this trend is projected to continue in the future. In 2016, there were 11.8 million people aged 65 years and over, representing 18% of the total population. By 2041 this age group is set to increase to 20.4 million and makingContinue reading “Marketing to the mature market”