Older peoples housing care and support needs in Greater Cambridge 20172036

This study combines modelling of future demand and supply of older people’s housing with assessments of current policy and practice aimed at meeting the requirements of this population. Through these two research components the report provides a comprehensive, independent assessment which can form the basis of local policy making.

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Returning to England from abroad

This factsheet explains how to claim benefits and apply for housing, health and care services if you return to England from abroad. This factsheet is aimed at British nationals who have reached or are nearing retirement age.

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Housing an Ageing Population England

With an ageing population, the question of how to address the UK’s housing crisis for older people is an acute one. Build rates are generally substantially lower than forecast need and the issue is exacerbated further for older people; who must also consider accessibility and current or potential future care requirements. This paper opens in […]

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Service Excellence Standards

Guide 1 For organisations working in care and support that are new to the service

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Future HIA project Connecting with health and care

A look at the work of Home Improvement Agencies in relation to health and social care services, with examples of existing good practice from around the country.

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Guide to Procuring Care and Support Services

Guide designed to help non-procurement professionals who need to procure (or pruchase) services for older people who need care and support. It is particularly relevant for local authority staff and for other public bodies.

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Strategic Moves thinking planning and working differently

CD Rom and Workbook – Strategic Commissioning for Older People’s Services. Workbook designed to help partnerships develop better commissioning to fit the outcomes they want to achieve. It builds on ‘Preparing older people’s and housing strategies’ ODPM and DH 2002, and ‘A Catalyst for change: commissioning non acute services for older people’ DH 2003.

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Care in Extra Care Housing

Technical Brief that outlines some of the variations and common features, to highlight areas of good practice and provide practical pointers in determining the characteristics and staffing levels of the care service in Extra Care Housing

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