Restoring confidence: Will the self-funding care market thrive in the wake of Covid-19?
HealthInvestor UK’s editor Rob Munro was joined by Tom Hartley of care sector analysts Carterwood to discuss the future of the self-pay care home sector.
The lack of availability of testing and PPE combined with high death rates has had a devastating effect on public perception of the care sector and, despite heroic efforts by operators and investors, it will take considerable time before confidence is restored.
In the light of these sobering facts, what does the future hold for the self-pay market? Has the Covid-19 pandemic permanently damaged its reputation or will higher-end care homes become more popular as they offer greater protection from infection while the threat from Covid-19 lingers?
Tom answers these and other questions based on the results of Carterwood’s latest research into the self-pay market.
Notes on a scandal: Understanding the long-term impact of Covid-19 on elderly care
HealthInvestor UK’s Covid-19 Webinar Series continued with an interview with the chairman of Renaissance Care – and original founder of Four Seasons Health Care – Robert Kilgour.
As further details emerge on how the government and the health service has interacted with the elderly care system during the Covid-19 crisis, it is clear that the past three months will have lasting implications for the sector.
Robert Kilgour has been an outspoken voice throughout the crisis and joined Investor Publishing’s managing director, Vernon Baxter, to share his thoughts on the ramifications of this extraordinary period – both politically and practically.
Watch the recorded webinar here
Covid-19: What have the private and public sectors learnt about working together?
In our latest webinar, HealthInvestor UK’s editor Rob Munro was joined by Catherine Davies, managing partner of Monticle and Gabrielle Silver, chief executive of CHS Healthcare.
Traditionally the relationship between public and private sectors in healthcare has been less than perfect but the tragic events of the Covid-19 pandemic have seen the two sides come together and work in new and innovative ways.
From providing extra bed capacity to re-purposing production lines to manufacture ventilators and PPE, to developing and deploying cutting edge medical technology, businesses and entrepreneurs have demonstrated their ability to support health and social care providers across the sector. But will this lead to a permanent shift in how we view the role of business and investors in the delivery of publicly funded services or will the old ideological battle lines be redrawn in the post-Covid world?
Village spirit: Housing-with-care’s response to Covid-19
HealthInvestor UK’s Covid-19 Webinar Series continued with a live panel session focusing on how the ‘housing-with-care’ sector is coping with the challenges presented by the continuing battle against the pandemic.
Investor Publishing’s managing director, Vernon Baxter, was joined by executives from three of the leading operators in the retirement villages sector – Nick Sanderson, chief executive of Audley Group; Tom Lord, chief operating officer at Inspired Villages; Howard Nankivell, chief executive of Rangeford Villages.
The live video panel will focused on how housing-with-care has responded to the unique challenges of Covid-19 – it also considered how a pandemic of this nature will impact the sector in the mid- to long-term and discussed how the economics of Covid-19 will change the investment landscape.
Covid-19: The impact on health investment in the UK
On Tuesday 28 April, HealthInvestor UK’s webinar was a discussion over the the impact the Covid-19 pandemic is having on the UK’s health investment community.
Garret Turley, partner at August Equity joined Rob Munro, editor of HealthInvestor UK in exploring how the lockdown is hampering deal-making and the likely challenges that lie ahead in the medium- and long-term.
Covid-19 in care homes – Latest intelligence from the frontline
HealthInvestor UK’s weekly webinar featured a live interview and data session with one of the UK social care sector’s leading experts.
Vernon Baxter, managing director of Investor Publishing, interviewed Knight Frank’s head of healthcare – Julian Evans – to examine how the care home sector has reacted to the Covid-19 crisis, featuring data on how the system is coping and how the private sector’s response is supporting the health service’s battle to combat the virus.
In the past week, media attention has turned to the specific problems Covid-19 presents to the care home sector – from the relative scarcity of PPE equipment to the lack of testing and the increased fatality rate for those above 80 years in age.
In this session, Evans shares observations and intelligence derived from Knight Frank’s market access and the management data of its client-base across the UK and from other global markets.
View the recorded webinar here
Covid-19 – Can technology help us win?
On Tuesday 14 April, HealthInvestor UK’s webinar was a discussion on the role technology can play in the fight against Covid-19.
Kayleigh Hartigan, chief commercial officer at Zava and Mindy Daeschner of Daeschner Consulting joined Rob Munro, editor of HealthInvestor UK in exploring the impact that tele-conferencing, remote consultation and AI-powered diagnostic tools are having as clinicians work to overcome the challenges presented by the global coronavirus pandemic.
This was a unique opportunity for all stakeholders in the health and social care sectors to gain insight into experts’ views on this vital clinical component during these unprecedented times.
Care and Covid-19: Is the sector up to the challenge?
HealthInvestor UK’s Covid-19 Webinar Series kicked off with a live event featuring Professor Martin Green, chief executive of Care England in conversation with Rob Munro, editor, HealthInvestor UK.
Covid-19 and higher education: How universities and pathway providers are navigating disruption
EducationInvestor Global’s webinar series continued with a live panel discussion featuring Sir Anthony Seldon, vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham; James Pitman, managing director, UK and Europe at Study Group; Julie Mercer, partner at Cairneagle Associates; and Glynne Stanfield, partner at Eversheds Sutherland. The conversation was moderated by EducationInvestor Global editor Josh O’Neill.
Collectively, these market experts discussed the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the higher education sector, exploring the ways in which universities have orchestrated swift transitions to online provision. Panellists also considered diversification strategies and reflected on what the future operating environment may look like, at a time when travel bans have thrown the academic lives of international students, and the pathways sector, into a state of flux.
NMT Discussions: How the Covid-19 response has unfolded so far
K12 and Covid-19: Are schools coping with the online transition?
On Thursday 9 April at 11am, EducationInvestor Global’s new webinar series will launch with a one-on-one interview with Jamie Beaton, co-founder and chief executive of Crimson Education, moderated by Josh O’Neill, editor of EducationInvestor Global.
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