Care Homes for Older People in the UK

A major in-depth OFT study, that recommends a one-stop shop for information on care homes to help older people chose the right home. It also recommends better access to complaints procedures, greater price transparency, and fairer contracts for residents.

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Developing a Housing and Community Care Strategy for Older People A Do It Yourself Guide

A guide for housing providers to develop strategies for joint housing and community care for older people.

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Domicillary Care

A good practice guide on domicillary care for sheltered housing staff

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Resident Participation in Health Social Care Provision

Report of a workshop held to discuss how the residents of sheltered housing might have a greater say in the type and level of support and care available within their scheme and the manner of its provision. 3 case studies plus the key areas of good practice.

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What Future the Resident Warden

A Report based on a workshop run at the CIH National Sheltered Housing Conference in August 2002 where delegates were asked to consider in groups the advantages and disadvantages of Resident staff from the perspective of Tenants, Wardens/Scheme managers and Managers of staff

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Sheltered Housing Workbook

HQN sheltered housing workbook asks the sort of questions that the Housing Inspectorate is likely to raise during a Best Value (BV) inspection, and has been updated to include the Supporting People programme which will be incorporated into BV reviews. The workbook is aimed at helping local authorities and housing associations (RSLs) undertake an honest […]

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New Provision for Older People with Learning Disabilities

An introduction to the characteristics and needs of an emerging group to be provided for in developing new housing and services for older people. This includes extra care. Fzctsheet 3

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Extra Care Housing for Older People An introduction for commissioners

The purpose of this document is to provide an introduction to the field for those from a variety of professional backgrounds and organisations who may be working together to commission new patterns of provision.

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