Research articles

Louise Robinson CofE launch

Record dementia grant for Newcastle University

Record dementia grant for Newcastle University

A record £1.7m dementia research grant has been donated to Newcastle University by the Alzheimer’s Society.
150 Years German Red Cross: Senior Citizens Care

Short staffed care homes ‘failing elderly’

The residential care system is failing the elderly because of staff shortages, according to public service union UNISON.

Care home market in rude health, says Savills

Strong fundamentals combined with an ageing demographic in the UK continue to make care homes a very attractive asset class, according to a new Savills report.
Henry Elphick

LaingBuisson launches care home database

Leading healthcare market intelligence provider LaingBuisson has launched a real-time B2B marketing, planning and strategy database for the care home sector.

Public wants social care revolution

People receiving care and those looking after them support the need for a social care revolution, research has found.
Research I

ANALYSIS: Just 1% of care homes achieve Outstanding

Just 1% of elderly care homes are rated Outstanding according to our analysis of CQC data.
Closeup of a lonely senior man lost in thought , looking away

Older people with care needs to rise by a quarter

The number of older people with care needs will rise by a quarter by 2025 due to the ageing population, according to new research.
Professor Martin Green.

Care England publishes manifesto

Care England, the largest representative body for independent care providers, has published its manifesto for the sector.

More than 70% failing to save for old age

More than 70% of people aged 45 and over are failing to plan for care costs in their retirement, research has found.
150 Years German Red Cross: Senior Citizens Care

Expert warns of risks of moving people living with dementia

Professor June Andrews, a former university lecturer and author, has warned that moving people living with dementia to another care home could increase their risk of death.