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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Living on the Edge

Enabling older owner occupiers with moderate learning disabilities to live independently

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Care & Repair England

Care & Repair aims to raise awareness of the scale and nature of the impact of poor and unsuitable housing on the health and wellbeing of older and disabled people and promote and influence change, particularly in the health sector. The website includes

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Housing & Older People : time for fresh thinking & new ideas

Promotes the need for fresh thinking about older peoples housing needs, in view of the growth in owner occupation and the links between health and housing etc. Older people should be actively involved in service planning, and alternatives to reidential ca

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Should I stay or should I go?

This report argues for development of housing options services to support older people to make active & informed choices about their accommodation, bearing in mind their holistic needs.

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In Good Repair

A guide (produced with help from the Newcastle Older People & Carers Reading Group) for older & disabled people about organising home repairs & adaptations, including help with the costs, finding a builder & organising the work.

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Staying in your Home

Information and advice in plain English for older & disabled people about how to arrange repairs and adaptations in Newcastle upon Tyne. This is aimed at homeowners, private and social housing tenants.

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