ExtraCare Shortlisted for UKHA Development Award 2017
ExtraCare had been Shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards Development Programme of the Year Award.
The awards are hosted by Inside Housing magazine and the Chartered Institute of Housing.
This year the charity opens Longbridge Village in Birmingham the fifth of five new villages across the City. A further three villages are under construction in High Wycombe, Stoke Gifford (Bristol) and Bedford.
As well as providing homes and health and leisure facilities, ExtraCare integrates care and lifestyle services into its pioneering model, providing residents with the opportunity to live happier, independent lives. A 2015 study with Aston University showed that the Charity’s integrated model reduces NHS costs by 38% with reduced GP visits and unplanned hospital stays
ExtraCare has previously been awarded the Outstanding Approach to Innovation at the UKHA for its pioneering Enriched Opportunities Programme which supports residents with dementia.
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust is a registered charity based in Coventry since 1988.
New Oscott Raises Money at Village Fun Day
The residents and staff at New Oscott Village held a Fun Day to raise money for their community.
World Health Day 2022: An inspiring chat with our Lark Hill Retirement Village Gym Instructor (A Powerlifting World Champion!!)
In honour of World Health Day, we recently had a chat with Mo Proctor. A phenomenal Powerlifting World Champion (!!), who also just so happens to be our Gym Instructor at ExtraCare’s Lark Hill retirement village in Nottingham. Keep reading to find out about her 25 years in the fitness industry, and how she uses her expertise to help our residents, particularly in the areas of Falls Prevention and Balance training.