Our sector is subject to constant change but what issues are likely to have the biggest impact? Our people travel the length and breadth of the country visiting clients and observing best practice, and here they set out their insight into what care homes will need to stay ahead of the curve.
14th November 2019 by Silas Campbell
Stressed workers in the UK took off a combined total of 12.5 million days in 2017, according to research. Statistics show that 40% of all work-related health issues arise from stress, anxiety or depression.
11th November 2019 by Silas Campbell
Approximately 12 million tonnes of plastic is dumped in our oceans every year. Plastic residue is found in fish, seabirds and other marine animals; and there are even traces of it in creatures living seven miles below the sea.
5th November 2019 by Roy Edwards
Every year, the UK’s healthcare sector spends £400 million on energy - but much of this is wasted. or care homes in particular, it can be all-too-easy to lose track of energy consumption.
27th September 2019 by Roy Edwards
By 2021, it’s predicted that 23% of the 73 million population will be aged 65 and over. Statistics in care homes show that in 2011, 59.2% of residents were aged 85 or over - an increase from 56.5% 10 years before.
1st November 2019 by Roy Edwards
The statistics are tough, but they’re important to comprehend: over 1.4 million people in England are being denied the care they need, due to a combination of cuts in the care sector, means testing and rationing.
6th September 2019 by Roy Edwards
From modular, affordable housing, to dementia villages and the introduction of robots, there are many exciting initiatives appearing in elderly care around the world.
20th August 2019 by Roy Edwards
The UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) on 23rd June 2016, with Article 50 triggered on 29th March 2017. With the initial deadline having passed, we're all in limbo.