Category Archives: Care Homes

CARE HOME SECTOR REMAINS ATTRACTIVE FOR INVESTORS DESPITE ‘BREXIT VOLATILITY’

Care homes in the UK continue to be an attractive proposition to investors, with global property advisor Knight Frank stating that as a sector it is the ‘least affected by Brexit volatility.’ In their 2018 Care Home Trading Performance Review, Knight Frank said that the sector remained resilient despite uncertainty, and revealed that occupancy rates…
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IMPROVING MENTAL WELLBEING WITH COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Mental and emotional well-being is essential to overall health, a positive mental health allows people to effectively cope with the stresses of life and make meaningful contributions to their communities. It’s what gives us our ‘oomph’ and drive to partake in social activities and fulfil work commitments. However, 11.9% of people aged 60 or over…
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Could a combination of old and young make a difference to both lives?

Interaction between older and younger generations is undoubtedly therapeutic and beneficial to both, and Intergenerational care that brings the old and young together has been evidenced and experimented by many across the care industry here and overseas.  A television programme filmed in Wales took young children to spend time with elderly users of a day…
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