Making your home a better place to live with arthritis

A common concern for people with arthritis is that loss of strength, grip and mobility, together with pain and fatigue, will make it increasingly difficult for them to live independently at home. But with the right support, some changes and adaptations to

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Helping visually impaired people in their homes: assistive technology

Findings of a project, commissioned by Thomas Pocklington Trust, that aimed to determine the needs of visually impaired people. This comprised surveys of user needs and existing assistive technology, and a gap analysis. It found a wide range of available

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Realities of Independent Living – Supported housing design manual and case study

Case study of Smith Court in Liverpool, a supported housing scheme for adults with a physical impairment. The supported housing design guidance complementing this case study can be purchased by contacting Simon Hiscock, Habinteg’s Communication Officer on

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i2i

Guidelines on producing printed materials that are accessible to people who are blind or partially sighted

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New Provision for Older People with Learning Disabilities

An introduction to the characteristics and needs of an emerging group to be provided for in developing new housing and services for older people. This includes extra care. Fzctsheet 3

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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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Housing for People with Sight Loss

Factsheet 26 is for readers who are involved with general needs and supported housing, including extra care housing: commissioners, providers, managers of housing with care and/or support.

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