Home is . . . Annual Review 2013

This year we asked hundreds of older people to tell us what ‘home’ means to them. The resulting answer was clearly that home is so much more than a roof over your head. Home is . . being in control Home is . . the small things Gome is . . the foundatio

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Hospital 2 Home

Highlights the key role of housing in enabling an independent and healthy later life and offers practical ideas to support a joint approach across sectors and professions. Provides essential information for people working in health, housing, social care

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Making your home a better place to live with heart disease

A common concern for people with heart disease is that symptoms such as shortness of breath, swollen legs and ankles, fatigue and worries about putting strain on the heart might make it harder to carry out ordinary daily tasks and so living in their own h

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If only I had known… Integration of housing help into a hospital setting

This report provides information about policy drivers which support the integration of housing help into a hospital setting will illustrative practice examples and cost benefit analysis of individual cases where housing improvements have saved health and

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Making your home a better place to live with chronic, obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other respiratory diseases

A common concern for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and other respiratory diseases is that difficulties in breathing will restrict their ability to carry out ordinary daily tasks and so remain living in their own home. Bu

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Making your home a better place to live with macular disease

A common concern for people who have macular disease (MD) is how the condition might make it harder to carry out daily tasks and live in their own home. But with the right support, some changes and adaptations, most people with MD can and do continue to e

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If only I had known…. An evaluation of the local hospital linked pilot projects

This report provides evidence and information about local pilot projects which have been pioneering the integration of housing help into a hospital setting.

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Making your home a better place to live with dementia

A common concern for people with dementia is that confusion and memory loss will mean they cannot stay safely in their own home. But with the right support and with some simple design and layout changes, many people with dementia can and do enjoy living a

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