“We know best what we need”

This report (and companion volume ‘I never thought I’d be doing this . .’) look at Anchor’s Local Service Networks in Brighton and Hartlepool, which aim to test the effectiveness of a community development approach to preventative work with older people.

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Maintaining independence in later life

Report, based on interviews with older people, about the need to maintain independence in the home or more appropriate accommodation

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The numbers game: black and minority ethnic elders and sheltered accommodation:

This report seeks to find out why so few black and minority ethnic elders are using sheltered housing. It identifies various barriers which go some way to explaining this state of affairs, including hostility from residents and staff, lack of consultation

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‘I never thought I’d be doing this . .’

This report (and companion volume “We know best what we need”) look at Anchor’s Local Service Networks in Brighton and Hartlepool, which aim to test the effectiveness of a community development approach to preventative work with older people. Community d

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Staying Put: The Best Move I’ll Never Make

This report charts the success of Anchor Staying Put projects in assisting many older people to improve the condition of their housing and ensure they can remain living in warm and safe accommodation. The report will be useful to all those who are involve

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Using Telecare: Exploring Technologies for Independent Living for Older People

The report has 3 sections. 1. Introduces the concept of telecare and places it in the context of recent policy changes 2. Describes the system developed by Anchor Trust and British Telecom, and the results of an actual field trial 3. Discussion of wha

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Towards 2000: Designing Housing for Frail Elderly People

A report of a Royal Institure of British Arrchitects ideas competition commissioned by Anchor Housing Association

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Preventive Approaches in Housing: An Exploration of Good Practice

The report uses a case strudy approach to look at how particular organisations have responded to the growing need for preventative services under thematic headings, draws examples of good practice and describes the main barriers to and issues around the d

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