Designing a better ageing experience

Transform Ageing, a new Design Council initiative could improve the experience of later life for everyone. Chris Finnegan of the Design Council explains why

It is currently estimated that more than 376,000 older people live in around 10,300 care homes in the UK – a population that will increase significantly over the next 20 years as the number of people in the UK aged over 85 doubles. The Care Bill, which should receive Royal Assent shortly, aims to address the scandal of pensioners selling their homes in distress to pay for care

Nadra Ahmed of the National Care Association offers an overview of the care industry, describing the progress it has made and the challenges involved in meeting raised standards

Event Diary

London Calling! Register online for The HVAC & Refrigeration Show 2018

Taking place at London’s ExCeL, ecobuild is the number one event for forward thinkers in the built environment, comprising the ecobuild conference and futurebuild districts.

Hotelympia 2018 will equip visitors with products, trends and innovations to develop their businesses.