A Better Life Alternative approaches from a service user perspective Shaping our Lives

Report on a small-scale consultation with service users and disabled people

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Assessment and care services from your local council

If you’re finding it difficult to manage everyday tasks at home, you have a right to ask your council’s adult social services department to assess your support needs. This factsheet explains how to ask for a care needs assessment and what support services you may receive from your local council if you’re assessed as needing […]

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AT HOME Audit Tool for Housing Related Services for Older Minority Ethnic People

This toolkit has been designed to help ensure that housing and related services take account of the needs of black and minority ethnic (BME) elders. It will be particularly useful to service commisssioners and providers as well as older people from BME groups.

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Future Housing for Older People

Report on research that identifies potential catalysts that may trigger a move in the future, as attitudes change with increasing aspirations and expectations for choice.

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Ageing Ethnicity BME Elders Housing Needs

Presentation given to a meeting of the Housing LIN, about the housing needs of the rising BME elderly population

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The Big Picture older people

Research & evaluation drawn together from the Housing Corporations Innovation & Good Practice projects about older people. This was written to inform the Corporations Housing for Older People policy, and gives pointers for future development of housing for older people and particularly for BME elders. Appropriate communication and need to involve elders are key points.

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Cultural diversity responding to the learning needs of older people from black and minority ethnic communities

Briefing paper that promotoes the learning needs of older people from black & minority ethnic communities, giving examples of good practice

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