Too little too late Housing for an ageing population

CASS Business School, the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation (CSFI) and ARCO are delighted to launch their joint research report conducted by Professor Les Mayhew. The report examines the current lack of housing for older people in the UK – including Retirement Communities and how to maximise the benefits the sector delivers to […]

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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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Specialist housing for older people Factsheet 64

This factsheet gives information about housing intended specifically for older people, usually aimed at those over 55 or 60. Specialist housing for older people comes in many different forms and we cannot cover all of these here. However, a common model is housing set out in a scheme of around 20 to 40 self-contained flats […]

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New approaches to housing for older people

This briefing, the latest in our ‘new approaches’ series looks at housing for older people and how housing organisations can respond to housing demand and the needs and aspirations of older people. This publication has been developed with the support of the Housing LIN and is divided into three sections: – Why think about housing […]

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More than just a few kind words

A guide, including best practice examples, to involving and consulting residents around the design and review of service delivery arrangements.

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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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Balanced Retirement Communities A case study of Westbury Fields

This study aims to explore the extent to which residents from a wide range of housing and care histories and socio-economic backgrounds can be integrated into a single retirement village community. Westbury Fields in North West Bristol is home to over 200 older people who occupy a range of accommodation. It aims to encourage a […]

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Supporting People with Dementia in Sheltered Housing

The experience of a Dementia Services Advisor working for Housing 21. Case study 9

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