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 consi

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Domiciliary Care National Minimum Standards Regulations

The criteria on which domiciliary care agencies (including LA provision & NHS Trusts) are assessed. Domiciliary care agencies provide personal care to people in their own homes, and they need to meet the required standards.

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Protection of Vulnerable Adults Scheme in England Wales for Care Homes Domiciliary Care Agencies A Practical Guide including changes to the requirement for Criminal Records Bureau Disclosures in certain circumstan

The Protection of Vulnerable Adults (POVA) Scheme became operational in July 2004 with respect to services regulated under the Care Standards Act. The scheme provides for a list of people who are considered unsuitable to work with vulnerable adults. This

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Regulating Care in Wales a guide for people using services

Role of the Care Standards Inspectorate in regulating the provision of care (domiciliary care & care homes) throughout Wales

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National Care Standards housing support servicesrevised March 2005

Defines housing support, and describes the service standards that each provider should meet.

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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.

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Sheltered Housing Workbook

HQN sheltered housing workbook asks the sort of questions that the Housing Inspectorate is likely to raise during a Best Value (BV) inspection, and has been updated to include the Supporting People programme which will be incorporated into BV reviews. The

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Private Retirement Housing Code of Practice

This Code of Practice and Addendum has been prepared by the Association of Retirement Housing Managers to promote best practice in the management of leasehold residential properties which are specifically designed and designated for retired older people,

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