Identifying Targeting Vulnerable Groups

Good practice guide for Home Improvement Agencies about identifying and targeting vulnerable groups. It identifies good practice in identifying people who can face additional barriers to accessing services, and ways to target them.

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Risk Assessment Risk Management

Good practice guide for home improvement agencies on risk assessment and management

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Improvement Drivers in Local Authority Housing

This report examines the factors that have resulted in local authorities (and ALMO’s) significantly improving their performance. The evidence from Audit Commission inspections is examined, and 20 cases are evaluated

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Home Improvement Agencies the Key to Independent Living

Expllanation of what Home Improvement Agencies do, why they’re needed, and how they’re funded

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Home Repairs Improvements

Information and advice for home owners and tenants about help with home repairs, and adaptations. It includes Local Authority help and grants, paying for and adapting the home, the role of Home Improvement Agencies, arranging for work privately, and trade associations

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Equipment for Daily Living

Information for people with a sensory or physical disability about equipment for use in the home that can help. The kind of equipment available is described, how to find out more & get or buy it, adaptations to the home & the role of Home Improvement Agencies.

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Keep Warm Keep Well

This booklet has been produced by the Department of Health, in association with other partners. It aims to help you maintain good health during winter and take advantage of the inancial help and benefits available. Information and advice on keeping warm and healthy, heating at home, and help with bills.

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Finding help at home Factsheet 6

This factsheet has information about how to get support to help you to live in your own home if you are having difficulty managing. It focusses on the duties of the local authority to provide assistance, but also covers arranging care yourself. Residential care is covered in other factsheets. The information in this factsheet is […]

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