EAC Housing for Older People Awards 2010

A report on the new national Housing for Older People Awards – the first awards ever to be nominated by the residents of sheltered and retirement housing. The Awards celebrate housing for older people in all its forms and give residents the opportunity to

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Beyond Sheltered Accommodation : A review of extra care and care home provision for BME elders

Details information from the desk research stage of a proposed “Review of service provision for a changing, diverse older population in England : Extra care housing and care homes”.

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Preventative Care: the Role of Sheltered / Retirement Housing

This paper by the Sussex Gerontology Network of the University of Sussex makes the case for seeing sheltered/retirement housing in the context of the ‘preventative’ agenda. Prepared as a discussion paper for their workshop in April 2006.

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Housing for Older People from the Chinese Community in Middlesbrough

Housing LIN case study no 11 – Example of a local community development partnership between a housing association and a Chines community association, involving housing for older people, a community centre and retail/business space

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Sheltered Housing & the Resettlement of Older Homeless People.

Briefing paper on a report produced for Help the Aged/HACT. It aims to stimulate debate about good practice, and is based on research that involved a survey of staff working at 21 English Churches Housing Group’s 21 sheltered schemes in the NE of England.

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A Better Life: Private Sheltered Housing and Independent Living for Older People

A study by McCarthy & Stone on the health and social care benefits of sheltered housing

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