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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...

Reablement in a care home setting: Jim’s story

This resource accompanies "The journey to intermediate care in a care home". This is the story of how Jim's move to a care home turned his life around. We hope to share some learning about the role of residential care in reablement, and explore how staff culture in care homes can be key to supporting the outcomes of residents. 

Meet Jim Jim is 72 years old. He has enjoyed a long and successful career managing freight deliveries across Europe which saw him become a seasoned...