Residential Care

Make 2015 The Year of Change and Collaboration

Sara McKee | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK
Sara McKee

As we count down the days to Christmas and the New Year, many people start preparing their New Year's resolutions. It's in this spirit that we lay do...

Stop Vested Interests Sabotaging Older Age Innovation, Bring on the Fire Starters

Sara McKee | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK
Sara McKee

Perhaps historically divorce did lead to a greater reliance on institutional care but why should it be that way in the future? In fact, rather than assuming an outcome, shouldn't the report's authors have investigated the other options available and how we can prevent older people from entering formal care?

Time to Meet the Challenges of Our Ageing Society

Paul Burstow | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Politics
Paul Burstow

We are living through one of the biggest changes in human history, not just in Britain, globally too: we are living longer.

End Tick Box Culture of Care, Break the Mould and Put Customers First

Sara McKee | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK
Sara McKee

This weekend saw The Observer put the spotlight on the role of private equity firms in funding organisations that deliver health and social care servi...

I Support Leo Andrade-Martinez, a Mother Fighting to Bring Her Severely Autistic Son Home

Jo Worgan | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

Leo Andrade-Martinez is a mother of 3 from Islington, London and 16 months ago her world was turned upside down when her son, Stephen 19 who has severe autism was placed into a psychiatric unit at St Andrew's Hospital, Northampton, which is 80 miles from their Islington home.

Eight Leading Charities Launch an Inquiry Into the Care System in England

Dominic Stevenson | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Politics
Dominic Stevenson

Is the care system serving our children as well as it should be? The Care Inquiry - a collaboration of eight children's charities with a special interest in all the care options for these children and young people - wants to take stock on this important question.