Occupational Therapists the assessment process

This leaflet answers the question: What is an Occupational Therapist and what happens when I see one?

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Care and support at home Assessment and funding

This guide explains how your council will assess whether you need care and support at home and whether you qualify for help towards the costs.

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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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New approaches to housing for older people

This briefing, the latest in our ‘new approaches’ series looks at housing for older people and how housing organisations can respond to housing demand and the needs and aspirations of older people. This publication has been developed with the support of the Housing LIN and is divided into three sections: – Why think about housing […]

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Thinking Ahead Housing Care Related Finance in Later Life

Silverlinks have developed a new “teach yourself” booklet which you can work through online in your own time. It will help you to understand what housing & care options may be available to you in later life, and include practical activities and checklists for people who want to start thinking ahead.

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Ageing the silver lining

The Local Government Association (LGA) Task and Finish Group on Ageing was established to explore the challenges and opportunities that an ageing population presents for local government and local communities, now and over the next 20-30 years. The Group’s conclusions are presented in this final report. Chapter 1: Why is ageing an issue for local […]

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A New Model of Care Centred around Home Improvement Agencies

In this blog for the Housing LIN, David Herring, formerly Head of Housing and Development at Papworth Trust, calls for HIAs to be better equipped to make the case for housing being recognised as an important part of the local health and social care economy.

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People who fund their own care and support A review of the literature and Research into the existing provision of information and advice

Review of a range of literature across policy, research and development, focusing on or relevant to people who fund their own care and support (‘self-funders’) who often appear to exist in a parallel universe to that occupied by people who meet eligibility criteria for council funded social care. The first part of a wider study, […]

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