Effective Resident Involvement and Consultation in Sheltered Housing

Report of a working group tasked to identify ways to make a positive difference to the lives of people living in sheltered housing, now and in the future. It was also required to address some of the explicit concerns made by older people about how the changes in sheltered housing were being introduced. Involvement and […]

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Community Involvement in Planning Extra Care the Larchwood Users Group

Case Study 18: the Coldean Extra Care Users’ Group brings together as a core consultation group representatives of local people in the Coldean district of Brighton and Hove who have an interest in the replacement of a former council residential home by a 37 unit extra care scheme.

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Supporting People a guide to user involvement for organisations providing housing related support services

A guide for staff and managers in organisations that provide housing related support services. It aims to encourage effective involvement of service users in all aspects of the support service. It sets out principles and opportunities, offers ideas, and provides a framework for planning, implementing and evaluating initiatives.

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Now you see me now you dont How are older citizens being included in regeneration

An rexamination of how older people are faring in 2003 following a report in 2000 called “Overlooked and Excluded”. It updates understanding on how older people benefit from and are involved in regeneration and identifies policy and practice themes where progress has been made or challenges still remain. The report, commissioned by Age Concern England, […]

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Resident Participation in Health Social Care Provision

Report of a workshop held to discuss how the residents of sheltered housing might have a greater say in the type and level of support and care available within their scheme and the manner of its provision. 3 case studies plus the key areas of good practice.

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