A fair contract with older people A special study of peoples experiences when finding a care home

A study looking at whether older people and family carers get the right information, advice and support they need regarding finding & moving into a care home. Results show self-funders often lack this, people’s choice of home can be limited, there is no transparency about payments, people can be confused about who pays for what […]

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Care Homes for Older People in the UK

A major in-depth OFT study, that recommends a one-stop shop for information on care homes to help older people chose the right home. It also recommends better access to complaints procedures, greater price transparency, and fairer contracts for residents.

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Information Communication Technology and Residents of Sheltered Housing

A report of a day workshop held by and for practicioners to examine how sheltered housing can offer a stimulating environment wherein ICT may be introduced to older people. The Report gives brief outlines of 6 case study projects presented to the workshop plus a good practice guide drawn from the experiences gained.

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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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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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