Housing for Older People Resource Pack (Housing Learning and Improvement Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012].

Summary

A resource pack, about how to meet the demand and supply challenges concerning housing suitable for an increasingly ageing population, has been published jointly by the Housing LIN and ADASS. It was written by the Institute of Public Care (IPC) at Oxford Brookes University to support local strategic commissioning, planning and investment decisions.

Entitled “Strategic Housing for Older People (SHOP): Planning, Designing and Delivering Housing Older People Want” this resource provides a framework and a “basket of accompanying tools” for councils, public and private sector developers and providers. in order for them to be able to develop a strategic market position and take the initiative in designing and building homes for older people, including extra care housing.

The pack covers future demands for housing for older people, the present and future market, the key success factors in service design for extra care housing and the promotion / marketing of extra care housing. The latest policy context is explained with guidance on the supply of supported and specialist housing and hints for local authorities to encourage developers and investors, with an emphasis on design and quality.

The resource pack includes practical tools to help local authorities, health organisations, providers, funders and developers.

Read more: Strategic housing for older people resource pack (Department of Health, Dementia).

Full Text Link (a)

Reference

SHOP Resource Pack (All sections and associated papers and tools). London: Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN) [and] ADASS Housing Network, December 2011.

 Full Text Link (b)

Reference

SHOP Section A: Older People and Housing – understanding demand and supply for older people’s housing, care and support. London: Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN) [and] ADASS Housing Network, December 2011.

Full Text Link (c)

Reference

SHOP Section B: Developing Extra Care Housing – a detailed review of the planning, design and development of extra care housing. London: Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN) [and] ADASS Housing Network, December 2011.

Full Text Link (d)

Reference

SHOP Section C: Bibliography and other key resources. London: Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN) [and] ADASS Housing Network, December 2011.

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Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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