ONE SIZE DOESN’T FIT ALL -. LEADING EDGE DEVELOPMENTS. JANE BARKER MHA CARE GROUP 0113 271 5805/07814 717560.
LEADING EDGE DEVELOPMENTS
JANE BARKERMHA CARE GROUP0113 271 5805/07814 717560
A national reputation for our expertise in dementia care.
Consider MHA’s latest developments in dementia care housing:- - specialist
- integrated - ‘segregated’ - mixed tenures - extra services
What has worked well?What could have worked better?Issues to be considered in developing dementia care housing.
Portland House, St HelensSpecialist Scheme:● Purpose built, single storey● Smart Technology ● 24 hour care and support for 8 older people Funding: ● Capital – Social Housing Grant● Revenue – Rents, Service Charges, S.P., Block Care Contract
People living with dementia have specific care needs, and MHA ensures individuals have a quality of life underpinned by privacy, dignity, independence, choice, care and loving support. In addition we:
Our care practice is based on research and our long term experience.
Learning Points:●Well resourced● Alternative to residential care● Small scale and homely● Improvements in well-being and independence● Costs (See DoH’s “That’s my Home”).
Moor Allerton, LeedsIntegrated and ‘segregated’ schemes:● Purpose built● 70 apartments – 45 ‘traditional’ 5 intermediate care (mental health) 20 dementia care● Dementia Resource Centre ● Extensive assistive technology● Specialist design features and sensory garden
Understanding the individual allows MHA to develop a personalised Care Plan. We support and care for older people by:
● Revenue – Rents, Service Charges, S.P. and Block Care ContractLearning Points:● High level care needs being met● Extensive community facilities● Local community involvement● Enabled LCC to close a home● Segregation vs. integration
Specialist Scheme:● Purpose built● 14 apartments for couples where one is living with dementiaFunding:● Capital – MHA loans● Revenue – Sales receipts, service charge and care fee
Learning Points:● Revenue Costs● Selling and marketing concept● Person ‘left behind’● Benefit of adjoining home● Enables couples to stay together● Enables people to continue to be homeowners
Bridge Court, Wolverhampton Integrated Scheme:● Purpose built● 40 apartments including dementia, mental health and learning disability.Funding:● Capital – SHG ● Revenue – Rents, Service Charge and Block Care Contract
Learning Points:● Well resourced alternative to residential care● Flexible Care Contract● Social Club● Economies of scale – Home and Resource Centre● Integration leading to co-support
Clayton, Bradford Integrated Scheme:● Purpose built● 46 apartments and Resource Centre● Mixed Tenure – Sale, Shared Ownership and Rent● Extensive assistive technology● Outreach service● Centre of Dementia ExcellenceFunding:● Capital – DoH Grant, Flat Sales and Loans● Revenue – Rents, Service Charges and Block Care Contract.
Learning Points:● High staffing levels● Support to other schemes in the city● Flexible Care Contract● Early marketing of apartments
Housing with Care:● Selling the concept● Marketing the flats● Getting the price right● Model of Care – Flexible Contract Person Centred approach Specialist training Adequate care hours ● CSCI● Specifying the assistive technology and funding it● Making the Catering operation work● Take risks