Futures Forum: Jobs and services: caring for the elderly
Futures Forum: Population and migration: care for the elderly
East Devon has one of the most elderly populations in the country:
Futures Forum: East Devon's population
Futures Forum: Sidmouth's ageing population: "Without urgent investment in coastal communities, some areas will struggle to retain the working age families needed to fuel the economies of towns dominated by old people’s homes."
An increasing concern is how to help those dealing with dementia:
Futures Forum: The future of dementia in Sidmouth
Futures Forum: Respite service for dementia carers set up at Sidmouth's Memory Cafe
Futures Forum: An uncertain future for dementia care in East Devon
To what extent can care be provided at home?
Futures Forum: Caring for the elderly: providing care at home
The Design Council has some ideas about how we can deal with these issues imaginatively:
By Mat Hunter
Chief Design Officer, Design Council, 2010-2015
‘Enabling Better Choices’ in care: 10 key insights | Design Council
Vision Group for Sidmouth - The Future for Health in Sidmouth: report