Developing Extra Care Housing for Black and Minority Ethnic Elders

Focus on issues around providing specific extra care housing for BME elders. Assessment checklist for commissioners and providers to consider when developing extra care strategies.

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New Provision for Older People with Learning Disabilities

An introduction to the characteristics and needs of an emerging group to be provided for in developing new housing and services for older people. This includes extra care. Fzctsheet 3

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Village People: A Mixed Tenure Retirement Community – Housing LIN Case Study no.5

An Extra Care facility at Westbury Fields Care Village of St Monica Trust, Bristol.

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Smart Home – A Definition

Overview of smart home techology & what it can do, from research carried out by Intertek for the Department of Trade & Industry.

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A New Model of Care Centred around Home Improvement Agencies

In this blog for the Housing LIN, David Herring, formerly Head of Housing and Development at Papworth Trust, calls for HIAs to be better equipped to make the case for housing being recognised as an important part of the local health and social care econom

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Living Longer, Living Well in Warwickshire: Adding value to people’s lives

Written by Elizabeth Phillips, MBE, Chief Executive of Age UK Warwickshire, and Danaë Sheridan, Chair of the Warwickshire Older People’s Forum, this blog for the Housing LIN sets out how the Third Sector in Warwickshire are working in partnership with sta

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Board Assurance Prompt – specialised housing for older people

This report from Housing LIN in partnership with Nigel Appleton of Contact Consulting and the GGI (Good Governance Institute) focuses on the role of technology within sheltered and supported housing schemes to assist older people. It aims to encourage

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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 L

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