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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Delivering Housing for an Ageing Population informing housing strategies and housing policies

This guide is intended for housing commissioners and providers, and examines what type of housing is needed for an ageing population

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Housing for Older People from the Chinese Community in Middlesbrough

Housing LIN case study no 11 – Example of a local community development partnership between a housing association and a Chines community association, involving housing for older people, a community centre and retail/business space

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Planning for Retirement Housing

Good practice guide, with recommendations, for those involved in the planning and development of retirement housing

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Training Development investing time resources to improve the effectiveness of your staff

Good practice guide about training & development of staff for Home Improvement Agencies. Covers the need to identify needs, plan and prioritise training, monitor the activities, and evaluate the effectiveness of training.

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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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Promoting WellBeing Developing a Preventive Approach with Older People

The reports describes the findings of a research project which explores the ways in which local authorities and health authorities are currently developing preventive strategies and services for older people

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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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