FirstStop Local Partner Value for Money Case Studies, July 2012

This report explores the progress of four of the local housing options services which are partially funded by FirstStop. The report analyses their successes and challenges and looks at a sample of the client cases they have dealt with to analyse the poten

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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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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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Older People – independence and well-being

The report encapsulates the key messages from five supporting reports and sets out how public services, particularly care services, should take forward the many recommendations.

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