Collaboration between Registered Providers and NHS Trusts Building an asset

The starting point for this Housing LIN Viewpoint no 31 is the fact that, under the Coalition Government’s health reform agenda, the NHS is being asked to save £20 billion from their budget. In order to achieve this, NHS is actively exploring ways in which it may dispose of land it owns that is now […]

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FirstStop Evaluation FirstStop Warwickshire value for money case study December 2011

This report from the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research analyses the value for money (VFM) of the FirstStop Warwickshire service. It is part of an ongoing project. VFM is always based on a combination of research evidence and assumptions based on that evidence. Readers should refer to the Source Document (to be published […]

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FirstStop Evaluation Phase 2 Source Document June 2011

A comprehensive report on the development and operation of the FirstStop Advice service. Includes aims and objectives, methodology, findings and analysis and covering both national and local FirstStop services, and a value for money analysis. (All extracts of the evaluation must always refer back to the source document)

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Live safely and well at home

This updated brochure, previously titled ‘A fresh approach to later life’, explains how FirstStop Advice can help you explore your housing and care options and how to fund and pay for accommodation or services you need. Sections include Inside FirstStop Advice, Staying put successfully, Moving home successfully, About care and Finance matters.

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Housing and care options for older people

An introduction to services that can help older people live more comfortably or independently at home, and the options available to those who decide to move in later life. It is written for older people who rent their current homes as well as those who are owner-occupiers, regardless of their income or savings.

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The Future Home Improvement Agency Supporting choice and maintaining independence A report overview

Gives an overview of the key findings of the Future HIA project carried out by Foundations on behalf of Communities and Local Government (CLG). The Future HIA project aimed to set out a broad agenda for the evolution of the HIA sector to its next level. It highlights what is already being done well by […]

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Retirement Plus Equity Release

 

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Underfunded Undervalued and Unfit A fresh approach to social care for older people in England

A call for action to: bring the debate about the future of social care into the public domain; set it in its broader context; and implement a number of short and medium term recommendations on its funding.

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