Back to the future: Redefining ‘quality’ in a post-Covid care sector
Replacing ageing stock with new ‘fit for purpose’ homes is a key challenge for the elderly care sector and one that pre-dates the Covid-19 pandemic. Rising land prices, the cost of construction and prohibitive planning policies have all contributed to an environment where not enough new homes are built and older stock stubbornly holds on to its market position – despite a lack of suitable room sizes and amenities.
As we enter the ‘new normal’, the care sector is once again under scrutiny but it also has an opportunity to change the way it is perceived – and funded – by making a strong case for what ‘best in class’ looks like. To help define these terms, and to debate how the market can drive innovation and investment, HealthInvestor UK is partnered with Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank to bring together this panel of market experts.
On Target: Kenneth MacKenzie discusses how Covid-19 has impacted social care real estate investment…
HealthInvestor UK’s Covid-19 Webinar Series continued with an interview with the chief executive of Target Healthcare REIT, Kenneth MacKenzie.
Target Healthcare REIT is one of the most established investment vehicles active in the care sector, with over 70 residential care properties operated in partnership with 27 different operators across the UK.
In an interview with Investor Publishing managing director Vernon Baxter, Kenneth shared the perspective of the landlord on the Covid-19 crisis and provided insights on the long-term implications of the pandemic for the care sector.
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Road to recovery? What happens next for elderly care…
HealthInvestor UK’s Covid-19 Webinar Series continuesd with an interview with Avnish Goyal, the chairman of Hallmark Care, chief executive of Savista Developments, chair of Care England and the founder of the Care Sector Ball.
As one of the most active figures in the care sector, Avnish has many jobs and even more insights into how the elderly care system is responding to this crisis. In an interview with Investor Publishing managing director Vernon Baxter, Avnish shared his thoughts on what comes next for the social care sector over the next 12 to 18 months.
As social distancing measures begin to be relaxed there are a number of serious considerations for everyone involved in the care home market – with big questions facing operators, regulations and politicians alike.
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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.
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.
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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.
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.
NMT Discussions: How the Covid-19 response has unfolded so far
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