Aged care compounds becoming soft crime targets

crimeHOUSTON: Retirement communities and skilled nursing homes imply a level of elevated safety in their commercial pitch to prospective customers.

But evidence is mounting that age-apartheid compounds are increasingly becoming soft crime targets and the care sector is trashing its reputation by doing nothing to effectively Read More »

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New facility purpose built to help people with dementia

front-highview___content150BOSTON: The first purpose-built residence to provide specialized care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease already has a shovel in the ground.

It will fill a critical need in the community when it is finished next June, as the number of people who need Read More »

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Seniors housing developers compete for Global Award


The sixth entry for the seniors housing Global Awards 2017 has been received.

Trafford Waters, which will be next to the intu Trafford Centre, comprises 3,000 homes, 80,000 square metres of offices, a school, a skilled nursing home, hotels and supporting facilities. It will front the Read More »

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Uber-style service to book carers on demand launched

mobile-apps-pile-ss-1920-800x450-1SAN FRANCISCO: A new Uber style service allowing families to instantly book carers and track their care is to be rolled out nationally.

The scheme comes in response to a growing crisis in care of the elderly, with record levels of bed-blocking in hospital, often for Read More »

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