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intermediate care

The journey to intermediate care in a care home

This is the story of a care home that wanted to make use of a disused cottage on their property for intermediate care to support older people to live at home for longer. We are open about the challenges of funding new models of care and the opportunities of embracing a culture of reablement.

Context Wheatlands is a care home in Bonnybridge, Falkirk with 59 rooms. At the time of this project, the home was at full capacity with a waiting...