Guide to Retirement Villages in the UK

A guide to 150 housing developments designed for older people and described by their developers / managers as Retirement Villages.

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Future HIA project Connecting with health and care

A look at the work of Home Improvement Agencies in relation to health and social care services, with examples of existing good practice from around the country.

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Balanced Retirement Communities A case study of Westbury Fields

This study aims to explore the extent to which residents from a wide range of housing and care histories and socio-economic backgrounds can be integrated into a single retirement village community. Westbury Fields in North West Bristol is home to over 200 older people who occupy a range of accommodation. It aims to encourage a […]

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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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