Making the Case FirstStop Advice Summary Brochure

This brochure summarises the results of an independent evaluation of local housing and care options advice services for older people which are working in partnership with EAC FirstStop and Care & Repair England, with financial support from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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Later Life Research Enterprise Unlocking opportunities in the later life market

Later Life Research and Enterprise (LLR) is a unique collective of five specialised organisations focused on older householders as consumers. Our expertise embraces housing, health and wellbeing, home and leisure and social and economic activity, demographics. By combining data and analysis and knowledge of strategy and development with branding and PR skills and expertise in […]

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Valuations and Affordability of Extra Care Housing

This Housing LIN Practice briefing suggests that specialist valuation advice, at an early stage of an Extra Care Housing scheme, can have significant savings by avoiding abortive and duplicated costs.

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The Future Home Improvement Agency Supporting choice and maintaining independence A report overview

Gives an overview of the key findings of the Future HIA project carried out by Foundations on behalf of Communities and Local Government (CLG). The Future HIA project aimed to set out a broad agenda for the evolution of the HIA sector to its next level. It highlights what is already being done well by […]

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A fair contract with older people A special study of peoples experiences when finding a care home

A study looking at whether older people and family carers get the right information, advice and support they need regarding finding & moving into a care home. Results show self-funders often lack this, people’s choice of home can be limited, there is no transparency about payments, people can be confused about who pays for what […]

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A StepbyStep Guide to Chossing a Legal Adviser

This guide helps you through the steps of finding the right legal adviser, and has a tear-off page of checklists for you to take with you when you see an adviser

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Nowin Nofee Actions And other ways to help pay for legal action

Information about the cost of taking legal action, other options, and what “no-win, no-fee” means

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Housing Options Advice for Older People a selftraining kit for advisers

This toolkit provides a broad overview of the housing options in older age. It aims to help generalist advisers, or anyone who works with older people, to develop their knowledge and understanding of housing options for older people.

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