Collaboration between Registered Providers and NHS Trusts Building an asset

The starting point for this Housing LIN Viewpoint no 31 is the fact that, under the Coalition Government’s health reform agenda, the NHS is being asked to save £20 billion from their budget. In order to achieve this, NHS is actively exploring ways in which it may dispose of land it owns that is now […]

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Strategic Housing for Older People

Planning, designing and delivering housing that older people want. Resource pack: A: Older people and Housing – understanding demand and supply for older people’s housing, care and support B: Developing Extra Care Housing – a detailed review of the planning, design and development of extra care housing C: Bibliography and Key Resources

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Healthy Outcomes in Blackburn and Darwen Extra Care Housing

Case study 38 offers an overview of Spring Bank Court, discussing location, planning, funding, services and facilities and an analysing financial savings to the PCT

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Shared Equity Using the Private Fianance Initiative to boost extra care housing

This case study explores one approach to procuring specialist forms of housing for older people and vulnerable adults, Extra Care Housing (ECH), through the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). Typically this approach enables a local authority to achieve a number of new or remodelled developments within one contract, with the potential for efficiency savings and a […]

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Extra Care Housing Development Planning Control and Management

This guide aims to support urban and regional planning professionals engaged in forward planning and development management to respond to the growing demand for extra care housing in England

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More Choice Greater Voice

This document provides a toolkit for undertaking work that will support a whole system approach to planning and developing accommodation and care. It is good practice rather than mandatory and has been prepared specifically to accompany the government’s new National Housing Strategy for an Ageing Society, to offer guidance for commissioners and providers to enable […]

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Very Sheltered Housing in Suffolk a design and management guids

The purpose of this Housing Design and Management Guide is to offer advice and pass on experience about Very Sheltered Housing. The Guide takes as its starting point the beginning of the design and development process. It assumes that such matters as the identifi cation of need and the provision of adequate capital and revenue […]

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Remodelling Sheltered Housing and Residential Care Homes to Extra Care Housing Advice to housing and care providers

This advice is based on the findings of the project Remodelling Sheltered Housing and Residential Care Homes to Extra Care Housing, carried out by a multi-disciplinary team of two social gerontologists, two architects, a rehabilitation engineer, an occupational therapist and an economist.

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