Housing options for older people in Cambridgeshire

An introduction to services that can help older people live more comfortably or independently at home, and the options available to those who decide to move in later life. It is written for older people who rent their current homes as well as those who are owner-occupiers, regardless of their income or savings, and is […]

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Equity release FS29

Many older people consider releasing equity in their property in order to improve their financial situation; this factsheet helps to identify the various options available and important things to consider before making such an arrangement.

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Live safely and well at home

This updated brochure, previously titled ‘A fresh approach to later life’, explains how FirstStop Advice can help you explore your housing and care options and how to fund and pay for accommodation or services you need. Sections include Inside FirstStop Advice, Staying put successfully, Moving home successfully, About care and Finance matters.

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Housing and care options for older people

An introduction to services that can help older people live more comfortably or independently at home, and the options available to those who decide to move in later life. It is written for older people who rent their current homes as well as those who are owner-occupiers, regardless of their income or savings.

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Retirement Plus Equity Release

 

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Underfunded Undervalued and Unfit A fresh approach to social care for older people in England

A call for action to: bring the debate about the future of social care into the public domain; set it in its broader context; and implement a number of short and medium term recommendations on its funding.

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Futurecarehome A collection of papers for the Housing LIN

A collection of papers for the Housing LIN by Nigel Appleton, Peter Colebrook, Dr Ian Donald, Alan Kell, Moyra Riseborough, Georgina and John Truscott, edited by Jeremy Porteus

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Direct Payments from social work

This explains the payments that can be made by Social Work Departments, so that individual people can arrange their own care to meet the needs that they’ve been assessed as having. It explains what Direct Payments are and what they can be used for.

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