First Stop Care Advice Service Business Plan 2008 2011

This document outlines the key features of the One Stop Care Advice Service (OSCA) such as its aims, why it is needed, the method of service delivery, the operational and financial implications. It is set up by four organisations working in collaboration: Counsel and Care, Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC), Help the Aged (HtA) and Nursing […]

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Housing options for older people in Cambridgeshire

An introduction to services that can help older people live more comfortably or independently at home, and the options available to those who decide to move in later life. It is written for older people who rent their current homes as well as those who are owner-occupiers, regardless of their income or savings, and is […]

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EAC FirstStop Local Partners Programme 201316

A review of a two and a half year programme during with EAC FirstStop was able to channel DCLG grant funding to local information and advice agencies to develop or enhance free, independent and integrated housing and care advice services, to evidence their impact and secure their longer term survival.

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EAC FirstStop Local Partnerships A framework for working jointly to deliver housing and care options advice to the FirstStop model

FirstStop aims to expand the provision of good quality, integrated, independent and impartial information and advice for older people covering housing, care and related financial matters. This document expands on the aims of FirstStop Advice, the benefits of becoming a FirstStop partner and the commitments that are expected in return.

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FirstStop Advice for Older People An independent evaluation of local services

This report presents the results of an independent evaluation of local housing and care options advice services for older people which are working in partnership with EAC FirstStop and Care & Repair England, with financial support from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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EAC FirstStop National and Local Partnerships 201516

These pages are an appendix to a recently published independent evaluation report on FirstStop local services – “FirstStop Advice for Older People: An independent evaluation of local services” – and accompanying summary “Making the Case: FirstStop Advice Summary Brochure”. Both the full and summary reports present the results of an independent evaluation of local housing […]

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Making the Case FirstStop Advice Summary Brochure

This brochure summarises the results of an independent evaluation of local housing and care options advice services for older people which are working in partnership with EAC FirstStop and Care & Repair England, with financial support from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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Manging my finances in retirement

This survey is conducted by the national housing and care charity EAC (Elderly Accommodation Counsel) and forms part of a wider programme of work through our Later Life Research programme aimed at better understanding the financial needs and aspirations of older people and how they value products and services to deal with these.

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