Property Law Reform Retirement Housing

An overview of Scottish legislation, i.e. Abolition of the Feudal tenure (Scotland) Act 2000, The Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003, & The Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004 effective on 28th November 2004, and how this might affect owners of retirement housing in Scotland

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Using Telecare Exploring Technologies for Independent Living for Older People

The report has 3 sections. 1. Introduces the concept of telecare and places it in the context of recent policy changes 2. Describes the system developed by Anchor Trust and British Telecom, and the results of an actual field trial 3. Discussion of what implications the widespread development of telecare may have, and suggests what […]

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Implementing Supporting People A Guide for Support Providers

The Guide reflects current understanding of Supporting People. The main details of the policy are now clear and the Guide covers them. However, at the time of writing, there are still a few areas where the full details are not clear, such as charging. Hence the Guide does not cover them.

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Using an Estate Agent to buy or sell your home

Information and advice about estate agents for people buying or selling a home. Includes contracts, charges, offers, repossesion, surveys, valuations, & legal advice

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Housing Older People time for fresh thinking new ideas

Promotes the need for fresh thinking about older peoples housing needs, in view of the growth in owner occupation and the links between health and housing etc. Older people should be actively involved in service planning, and alternatives to reidential care, new models of shared ownership, and extension of the Decent Homes Standard to the […]

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Older Home Owners Financial Help with Repairs and Adaptations

Information for older home owners on how to get financial help to pay for repairs and improvement work.

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