Private Retirement Housing Code of Practice England

The Code for England was launched on 1 June 2016 by the Government under the Leasehold, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993. It aims to promote best practice in the management of leasehold retirement housing, regardless of whether the services are provided by private companies or housing associations. The Code can be used as evidence […]

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A strengthbased approach to ageing well the housing dimension

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 30 explores how older people can be better linked with communities and suggests that the key is to be found in working with the strengths of individuals and communities, in order to develop new connections and build relationships. They do not to suggest that ‘community’ can replace or perhaps even […]

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A radical rethink is required in the way we involve and engage with residents of extra care housing

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 28 considers how providers have approached involvement of customers in the past and whether engagement methods have moved on in recent years. It highlights some examples of innovative practice within the sector and challenges providers to also look outside the sector to find good engagement practices that might be transferable

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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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Consumer Advice where to get it

Guidance on how to prevent problems with goods and services, and how to deal with problems that may arise

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Housing Code England Consultation Draft

Draft Code of Practice to help eliminate discrimination in housing. Aimed at all housing providers, Chapter 1 is an introduction, Chapter 2 looks at the legal context, Chapter 3 makes recommendations on good practice in 9 key housing areas, and Chapter 4 gives advice on training, monitoring and impact assessment. The consultation period ends on […]

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Developing a Housing and Community Care Strategy for Older People A Do It Yourself Guide

A guide for housing providers to develop strategies for joint housing and community care for older people.

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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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