Housing and care homes
Better Caring offer a searchable database of all registered care homes in the UK with more than four beds. The database contains more than 20,000 care homes.
Care & Repair England provides information and advice on housing, policies and initiatives which enable older and disabled people to live independently in their own homes for as long as they wish.
This website features all care homes in the UK including bed vacancy information, photos, videos, recommendations, descriptions, care categories, facilities, services, etc.
Design for Housing
Housing design can be made to be dementia-friendly. It is a matter of having access to the right resources, knowledge and confidence.
EAC provides information and advice for older people and their families to help them make informed choices about housing and care requirements.
Housing and Care 21's Dementia Voice Nurse was a pilot project helping those living with dementia stay at home. They helped people access services to support independent living care planning to ensure that end of life choices are understood and respected.
This guide on the Building Materials website discusses the importance of energy efficiency at home, not only to ensure that your house is well-insulated and save on utility costs, but also to lessen our impact on the environment. It also offers practical tips and advice about home insulation, ways to save money via smart meters, energy efficient lighting, and government green incentives.
Key care Solutions lists care home’s ‘Live’ room vacancies, day and respite care in real-time. They aim to help people in their search to find the right care home by only listing homes which have current vacancies saving hours of wasted searching when using more traditional methods.
A loved one may have been using their stairs or stairlift for years and is now showing signs of dementia. This guide gives advice on how they can continue using them safely.