Design Principles for Extra Care

Essential basic information about key design principles and issues to consider when designing and developing a brief for a new Extra Care Scheme

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Assistive Technology in Extra Care Housing

Assistive technology can play a part in supporting people who live in extra care housing. This summarises the most common applications, gives examples, and tells where to get further information. Factsheet 5

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Staying Healthy in Later Life

Advice and information about how to keep physically active, the importance and value of exercise and activities, healthy eating (foods to avoid & foods to eat), other healthy lifestyle issues, and health checks

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Dental care NHS and private treatment Factsheet 5

This factsheet explains treatment offered by the NHS, including how to find an NHS dentist, charges for NHS treatment, how receiving certain benefits or the NHS low income scheme can help with NHS treatment costs, and what you can do if dissatisfied with the care you receive. The factsheet also looks briefly at private dental […]

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Legal Arrangements for Managing Financial Affairs

A guide to legal arrangments such as power of Attorney, appointees, trusts etc. It briefly outlines the various methods of administration available and the procedures involved

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Making a Will Factsheet 7

This factsheet explains what you should think about before making your will; how to decide whether to use a solicitor; and how to make sure that the will is effective and your wishes are carried out. It includes information about choosing executors, finding professional help with writing a will and what might happen if you […]

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Noise and Neighbour Nuisance What You Can Do

information about how to deal with noise or nuisance from neighbours; looks at both informal and legal action for resolving problems.

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