Care Homes

  • Social isolation issue: 1 million people feel ignored or invisible (Age UK, 2017)
  • 850,000 people have dementia in the UK with 808,000 of people being over the age of 65. (Age UK, 2017)
  • In 2015 more than half of aged care residents (52{233d4b02ee5fed648228d214755a5a1459af42ffb9d4c1856bbb39fc489047ac}) had symptoms of depression (Age UK, 2017)
  • Social isolation can lead to premature death by a quarter of your life (Age UK, 2017)
  • By 2040 one in four people will be over 65 with the over 85 age range to double by this period.
  • One in five people will live to see their 100th birthday (Age UK, 2017)
  • 10 million people in the UK suffer from Arthritis (Age UK, 2017)
  • Falls cost the NHS and social care 6 million per day (careindustrynews 2017)
  • In May 2018 we are delivering 279 sessions targeting 4185 residents in care homes.
  • Out of 120 care homes asked that we deliver into, we asked them for their opinion, of those that responded here are the figures.
  • 100{233d4b02ee5fed648228d214755a5a1459af42ffb9d4c1856bbb39fc489047ac} of care staff state that they would have Move-It Mobility delivering more frequent sessions if they were free through funding or if they were subsidized at a low rate.
  • 92.31{233d4b02ee5fed648228d214755a5a1459af42ffb9d4c1856bbb39fc489047ac} of care activities staff believe that their budget is to low to provide meaningful activities.
  • 100{233d4b02ee5fed648228d214755a5a1459af42ffb9d4c1856bbb39fc489047ac} see an immediate positive¬†reaction when Move-It staff come into their setting.
  • 92.31{233d4b02ee5fed648228d214755a5a1459af42ffb9d4c1856bbb39fc489047ac} of activity coordinators feel they need more help within their job roles.
  • 100{233d4b02ee5fed648228d214755a5a1459af42ffb9d4c1856bbb39fc489047ac} or care home staff stated that they would like to up-skill themselves through an activity coordinator training course.