Viewpoint 19 Downsizing for older people into Specialist Accommodation

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no19 makes the case for encouraging more providers to create attractive specialist schemes, and for encouraging more people to move into them, to “stay younger longer”. It considers the considerable challenges and the opportunities we face currently in delivering a programme of specialist accommodation, of funding improvements to existing schemes and […]

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Alternatives to Court dealing with problems without going to court

This describes the ways of dealing with or resolving problems that don’t involve going to court. These include alternative dispute schemes. Mediation, conciliation, arbitration, grievance and complaints procedures etc

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Raising money from your home

This is aimed at home owners who would like to have a regular income, a cash lump sum or both. It explains how equity release scheme could do this, how they work & the risks, and how money might be raised in other ways.

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Not Alone A Good Practice Guide to working with people with Dementia in Sheltered Housing

A good practice guide about how staff could and should deal with sheltered housing residents suffering from dementia

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Support Plan A Good Practice Guide

This model Support Plan is a tool for working with a service user in a sheltered housing context. It also enables temporary staff to become aware of the aspirations and expectations of service users with the view of maintaining a consistency of service. Contents include 2 case studies, at a glance case study, tenant care […]

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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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Extra Care Strategic Developments in East Sussex Housing LIN Case Study no2

Some of the key issues involved in partnership-based strategic planning for extra care in East Sussex. A small conversion from sheltered housing and a larger new scheme catering for a range of use. Different management models are briefly discussed.

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Extra Care Strategic Developments in North Yorkshire Housing LIN Case Study no1

A snapshot view of partnership-based strategic planning for extra care in North Yorkshire, highlighting the variety of issues that need consideration in a large and mostly rural area. One recent scheme and one in progress are described.

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