Call for new minimum standards for UK care home design

Architects and industry leaders call for fresh approach to care home design after COVID-19 outbreak highlights flaws in current system

picture of The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted problems with the design of traditional care homes and has led to calls from a number of operators and architects for a rethink and the introduction of new minimum standards. Image shows Kajima Partnership

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New plan to help protect care homes from coronavirus over winter

Free PPE, a £546m infection prevention moneypot, and new nursing lead to ensure care homes are protected from second ...

Audley Group and Royal London establish new joint venture

Partnership to deliver retirement living specialist’s 21st care village

Construction begins on new Hallmark care home in Bath

Work starts on 76-bed facility with state-of-the-art dementia care unit

Using technology to support over-stretched care workers

Phillip Moorcraft, UK director of CLB, explains how technology can help free up stretched care workers and ensure a ...

More than half a billion pounds to help people return home from hospital

People needing additional follow-on care after being discharged from hospital will be supported by a £588m fund to ...

Construction begins on new Hallmark care home

Willingdon Park Manor will provide residential and dementia care for residents of Eastbourne

Wigan's new community health unit takes shape

Innovative new Community Assessment Unit will ease pressure on A&E and give older people more independence

Building Better Healthcare Awards shines the spotlight on healthcare professionals

The industry’s most credible national healthcare awards celebrates the achievements of those creating positive change ...

Flooring solutions fit for all

Joe Hurst from Altro explores the drivers behind specification of flooring solutions for care homes

Bed shortages increase interest in care homes market

The care sector is a key growth area for construction in the UK. Here, we look at the opportunities and challenges in ...

Land acquisition for Worsley care home

New Care to build 71-bed facility on former pub site

Deadline to enter the 2020 Building Better Healthcare Awards extended

The industry’s most credible national healthcare awards celebrates the achievements of those creating positive change ...