Keeping extra care and retirement housing residents and staff safe, engaged and happy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blog Aileen Evans

Aileen Evans, CEO of Grand Union Housing Group and President of the Charter Institute of Housing, reflects on the recent report released by St Monica’s Trust: Retirement Village and Extra Care Housing in England: Operators’ experience during the Covid-19 pandemic – RE-COV Study.

Funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust and supported by the Housing LIN, the ground-breaking project aimed to better understand the experiences of retirement villages and extra care housing during the Covid-19 pandemic, with a particular focus on the effectiveness of measures taken to safeguard the health and wellbeing of residents and staff.