Retirement Living Where is the Opportunity

• By 2025, 20% of the UK population will be over 65 (14.3 million people) • The over 65s own a combined £800 billion of housing equity • JLL estimate that there is a potential requirement for an additional 725,000 Housing with Care units by 2025 which would equate to nearly 50% of all new […]

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Village Life

As our society ages, we can expect to see greater numbers of people living into later life, with more people than ever before developing needs for care and support. Innovative and creative solutions are key to avoiding the increasing and unsustainable pressures to deliver this social care. One such solution – the focus of this […]

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Housing Options for Older People

Looking ahead to 2026, the rising number of older people, combined with increased longevity, will create a much greater need for properties suitable for the impaired and averagely frail very old. This calls for a commitment to new ‘lifetime’ homes, constructed with the lifestyles of older people in mind. There is a need to plan […]

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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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EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010

A report on the new national Housing for Older People Awards – the first awards ever to be nominated by the residents of sheltered and retirement housing. The Awards celebrate housing for older people in all its forms and give residents the opportunity to tell us what matters to them about where they live.

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Housing with care for later life A literature review

This report presents a comprehensive overview of the most recent evidence related to new and emerging models of housing with care for later life. Reflecting the current emphasis on developing evidence-based policy and practice, the review focuses on primary research and service evaluations, drawing out key messages for service providers and commissioners regarding how best […]

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Housing LIN

This is the part of the Department of Health’s Integrated Care Network website that focuses on the work of the Extra Care Housing LIN (Learning and Improvement Network). It offers a broad collection of factsheets, case studies and good practice examples showing how providers and commissioners in the public, voluntary and private sectors are developing […]

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A Better Life Private Sheltered Housing and Independent Living for Older People

A study by McCarthy & Stone on the health and social care benefits of sheltered housing

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