Are housing associations ready for an ageing society?

This report was commissioned by Genesis Housing Association, whose CE Neil Hadden says: “Clearly, an ageing population is, for our sector, a business critical issue. Increasing supply is an imperative for us, which is why it is so welcome that this rep

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FirstStop Evaluation Report 2011/12 : Monitoring the national and local FirstStop service

FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service offering advice and information for older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and the Big Lott

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Summary of the FirstStop Evaluation Findings November 2012

FirstStop is an independent, free service offering advice and information to older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life. This report summarises the findings of CCHPR’s third year of independently evaluating the ef

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FirstStop Training Programme Evaluation, November 2012

A training programme about housing options for older people was delivered by FirstStop in 2010/11 through Care & Repair England through face to face training, short workshops, a cascade model of training, supporting local exemplar projects to deliver work

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Action for Advocacy

Action for Advocacy (A4A) is the central point of information on independent advocacy. This website includes a search facility for local IMCA providers in England & Wales

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Jewish Care Direct website

Information about this charity which is the largest health & sicial care charity for the Jewish community. It has 70 resources throughout London and the South East, and has a range of services including care homes, dementia care, and sheltered housing.

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HUB Services Made Simple

ODPM proposal to co-ordinate Information Technology and provide comprehensive information about Supporting People services and providers of support services to professionals and the public.

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Implementing Supporting People: A Guide for Support Providers

The Guide reflects current understanding of Supporting People. The main details of the policy are now clear and the Guide covers them. However, at the time of writing, there are still a few areas where the full details are not clear, such as charging. Hen

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