The care home sector is upping its game to meet the changing demands of the ageing â€˜rock â€™nâ€™ rollâ€™ generation. Richard McComb reports
The UK care home business is big business â€“ very big business â€“ and it is about to get a whole lot bigger. The sectorâ€™s Â£15.9b price tag reflects the 410,000 residents living in residential care, and rapid growth is forecast because we are living longer. The Office for National Statistics predicts a 36% growth in people aged 85-plus between 2015 and 2025, rising from 1.5 million to two million.
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