“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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‘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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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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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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Not Alone: A Good Practice Guide to working with people with Dementia in Sheltered Housing

A good practice guide about how staff could and should deal with sheltered housing residents suffering from dementia

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Promoting Well-Being: Developing a Preventive Approach with Older People

The reports describes the findings of a research project which explores the ways in which local authorities and health authorities are currently developing preventive strategies and services for older people

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