Developing integrated impartial information and advice about housing and related care and finance A guide for commissioners

This guide is based on the experience of EAC FirstStop working with local FirstStop partners. It offers commissioners model clauses which can be used in specifications describing services providing housing and related care and finance advice for people in later life. It includes a number of options to enable commissioners to make use of clauses […]

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Whose Market Understanding the demand for extra care housing a strategic approach

This report highlights the finding of a Housing LIN survey, and draws out some of the implications for commissioners, developers, funders and providers of extra care housing.

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Introduction to the Financial Services Authority information for consumers

Explains the role of the FSA, the independent watchdog that regulates financial services in the UK and protects the rights of retail customers. Also explains the financial services not covered & the organisations that do regulate them.

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Developing and implementing Local Extra Care Housing Strategies

The guide is designed to help local authorities develop a strategy with regard to Extra Care housing

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Improvement Drivers in Local Authority Housing

This report examines the factors that have resulted in local authorities (and ALMO’s) significantly improving their performance. The evidence from Audit Commission inspections is examined, and 20 cases are evaluated

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Paying for care and support at home Factsheet 46

This factsheet explains charging for social care services in places other than care homes, mainly related to services provided in your own home. This is because the two charging systems are slightly different. It also covers charging for carers’ services. This factsheet also describes how you can be deemed to be a self-funder following a […]

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