Signposts – Towards Universal Information & Advice

‘Signposts – Towards Universal Information & Advice’, produced by a project group as part of the TASC workstream within the JIP programme, is a key objective of Putting People First. The guidance is intended to help local authorities develop their univers

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Opportunity Age : Meeting the challenge of ageing in the 21st century

A strategy document setting out Governments approach in three areas – age and the workforce; promoting active ageing; and developing services which promote independence and wellbeing.

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Housing our Ageing Population: Plan for Implementation (HAPPI 2)

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Housing and Care for Older People, chaired by Lord Best, has highlighted the benefits of improved housing options for older people. Their 2012 inquiry report, written by Jeremy Porteus – Secretary to the APPG In

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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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Housing our Ageing Population: Positive Ideas (HAPPI 3) – Making retirement living a positive choice

This volume in the influential HAPPI series for the APPG on Housing and Care for Older People calls on policymakers, house-builders and other stakeholders to address the concerns and issues that deter some people from moving to specialist housing. It says

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Making the Case: FirstStop Advice Summary Brochure

This brochure summarises the results of an independent evaluation of local housing and care options advice services for older people which are working in partnership with EAC FirstStop and Care & Repair England, with financial support from the Department f

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Transforming adult social care: access to information, advice and advocacy

Models and recommendations for the development of information, advice and advocacy services

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Lifetime Homes, Lifetime Neighbourhoods – A User’s Guide

Published by the Housing LIN and HOPDEV, these leaflets explore key aspects of the Government’s housing strategy for an ageing society – Lifetime Homes, Lifetime Neighbourhoods. Aimed at planners, commissioners and providers of health, social care and ho

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