Planning tomorrow’s care today
Paul Djuric, Operations Manager at Urgent Technology explains how facilities management can safeguard the future of care in an ageing world
Recent research suggests that almost 90 per cent of local authorities in England will face a “crisis” in care home places within the next five years. Consumer group Which? said “urgent action” was needed because of a rising population of older people, with the number of 100-year-olds almost doubling since 2002. The Which? watchdog conducted a study in September this year revealing that England has 407,000 care home beds but would need another 50,000 by 2022 to meet the demand.
Read the rest of the article by our Operations Director Paul Djuric in the November 2017 edition of FMJ.