Shared Equity Using the Private Fianance Initiative to boost extra care housing

This case study explores one approach to procuring specialist forms of housing for older people and vulnerable adults, Extra Care Housing (ECH), through the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). Typically this approach enables a local authority to achieve a number of new or remodelled developments within one contract, with the potential for efficiency savings and a […]

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Strategic Moves thinking planning and working differently

CD Rom and Workbook – Strategic Commissioning for Older People’s Services. Workbook designed to help partnerships develop better commissioning to fit the outcomes they want to achieve. It builds on ‘Preparing older people’s and housing strategies’ ODPM and DH 2002, and ‘A Catalyst for change: commissioning non acute services for older people’ DH 2003.

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Achieving Success in the Development of Extra Care Schemes for Older People

A practical guide to assist developers of Extra Care Housing. It draws on the experience of providers of Extra Care Housing tested against the experience and perspectives of commissioners or those responsible for local strategies.

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Extra Care Housing for Older People An introduction for commissioners

The purpose of this document is to provide an introduction to the field for those from a variety of professional backgrounds and organisations who may be working together to commission new patterns of provision.

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Commissioning Funding Extra Care Housing

Summary of essential facts about commissioning extra care and other housing based solutions for care. Most important facts about funding, what is involved, who has to be involved and how long projects can take. Factsheet 2

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