All our futuresHousing for ageing

In the Spring of 2015 leading figures from the housing and ageing sectors came together at a summit to map out the actions required to address the critical issue of housing for an ageing population. This report summarises the key messages that emerged from the day’s discussions.

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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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Retirement Plus Equity Release

 

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Staying in your Home

Information and advice in plain English for older & disabled people about how to arrange repairs and adaptations in Newcastle upon Tyne. This is aimed at homeowners, private and social housing tenants.

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In Good Repair

A guide (produced with help from the Newcastle Older People & Carers Reading Group) for older & disabled people about organising home repairs & adaptations, including help with the costs, finding a builder & organising the work.

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Home Repairs Improvements

Information and advice for home owners and tenants about help with home repairs, and adaptations. It includes Local Authority help and grants, paying for and adapting the home, the role of Home Improvement Agencies, arranging for work privately, and trade associations

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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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Finding help at home Factsheet 6

This factsheet has information about how to get support to help you to live in your own home if you are having difficulty managing. It focusses on the duties of the local authority to provide assistance, but also covers arranging care yourself. Residential care is covered in other factsheets. The information in this factsheet is […]

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