Retirement Housing Fees Charges IS3

 

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Citizens Advice Scotland

 

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Warm and Well

You probably already know quite a lot about staying warm in your home and how to cope with a Scottish winter; this guide aims to give information about ideas and options you may not have come across before to help you manage even better in the winter to come.

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Planning Ahead The family conversation

A report based on research designed to learn more about if and how families discuss and plan ahead for later life and the extent to which knowledge and decisions are shared between the generations.

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Older peoples housing care and support needs in Greater Cambridge 20172036

This study combines modelling of future demand and supply of older people’s housing with assessments of current policy and practice aimed at meeting the requirements of this population. Through these two research components the report provides a comprehensive, independent assessment which can form the basis of local policy making.

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OFT investigation into retirement home transfer fee terms

In September 2009 the OFT announced an investigation into the contract terms signed by owner-occupiers of purpose-built retirement homes. We considered that a number of terms relating to transfer fees – payable when a lease is assigned, sold or disposed of – may be unfair, and hence breach the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations […]

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Choicemaking pathways in social care and support

This study explored how people make choices about their care, how they obtain relevant information, and the barriers they face in choosing the care and support they want. It did so in the light of the recent Care Act (2014), which was intended to increase the control people have over their care and choice in […]

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New approaches to housing for older people

This briefing, the latest in our ‘new approaches’ series looks at housing for older people and how housing organisations can respond to housing demand and the needs and aspirations of older people. This publication has been developed with the support of the Housing LIN and is divided into three sections: – Why think about housing […]

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