Estimation Future Requirements for Extra Care Housing in Swindon

Case Study 21 shows how one Unitary Authority has developed and utilised a tool to help inform a strategy for housing, support and care for older people.

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Dee Park Active Retirement Club – Age Concern Berkshire

Case Study 27 addresses issues of social interaction and isolation, and the promotion of an active and healthier lifestyle

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User involvement in extra care housing

The role of the user in the development and management of schemes; policy, regulatory, and best vakue drivers for user involvement; different forms that user involvement can take in extra care. Factsheet 8

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Linking the Evidence-base to Outcomes: a consultation study for Essex County Council’s Older Persons Housing Strategy

This study provides an example of how key data on the household characteristics of older people can inform and underpin local planning strategies and documents such as Housing Strategies for Older People, Housing Market Assessments, Suppporting People Str

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Switched on to Telecare: Providing health and care support through home-based telecare monitoring in the UK and the US

Report on a conference session at the 10th World Mulit-Conferene on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, July 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA

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Cohousing briefing paper: Work on the wild side – For developers and architects

There is growing interest in exploring non-mainstream housing options for older people, including various methods of self-help and mutual support that are often similar to cohousing principles. This briefing is the first of two from the Housing L

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A Virtual Care Village Model

Case Study 17 describes the approach Cumbria has taken in developing a more coordinated approach to delivering services to enable people to continue living in their communities. The rural nature of Cumbria has presented particular problems in developing a

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Older People’s Services and Individual Budgets

Examples of good practice currently being undertaken by the pilot sites implementing Individual Budgets for older people’s services.

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