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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The affordability of retirement housing

This paper on the deliberations of the APPG on Housing and Care for Older People was largely authored by Claudia Wood on behalf of the APPG, chaired by Lord Richard Best. In undertaking this inquiry, the APPG hoped to address the following questions: • What is the scale of the problem of affordability for retirement […]

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UK Retirement Housing 2014

The Retirement Housing report examines the demand and supply for purpose-built housing for older people across the UK. It includes an exclusive survey of those aged 55 and over, giving insight into how many will consider retirement housing, and what they would look for in such developments.

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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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Valuations and Affordability of Extra Care Housing

This Housing LIN Practice briefing suggests that specialist valuation advice, at an early stage of an Extra Care Housing scheme, can have significant savings by avoiding abortive and duplicated costs.

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The Marketing of Extra Housing Schemes

This Housing LIN Practice briefing provides an overview of how specialist Extra Care Housing marketing services can ensure customer service standards, early capital receipts, reduced development interest and low commercial risk. It builds on the Housing LIN report, Marketing Extra Care Housing (2009), to help identify the feasibility of developing Extra Care Housing.

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Finding the right home for you FS15

This factsheet aims to provide you with general information about the various housing options that may be available to you. You will also find guidance and suggestions on how to identify a property that may be suitable for your future needs in later life.

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Accommodation options for older people who have dementia FS16

There is an increasing range of options available for the accommodation and care of people who have dementia. Some people with dementia are now being diagnosed at an early stage when they remain relatively able and can make their own decisions. Early diagnosis increases the possibility of there being a range of accommodation options available. […]

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