Housing, Dementia and Staying Independent (Housing LIN)


This Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) report was created originally for the Yorkshire and Humber Dementia Alliance programme and has been updated by the ADASS Housing Policy Network / Housing LIN.

The report examines recent developments in housing policy and practice with respect to supporting people with dementia. Housing conditions and access to appropriate care and support can play a significant role in the ability of people with dementia to remain independent.

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Walker, N. Revely, N. and Porteus, J. (2013). Housing, dementia and the maintenance of independence. London: Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN), February 2013.

Housing LIN Newsletter

The February 2013 edition of the Housing LIN newsletter covers the latest developments of relevance to housing with care and housing for the support of elderly people and people with long-term conditions.

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence, Volume 3 Issue 6, February 2013].

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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1 Response to Housing, Dementia and Staying Independent (Housing LIN)

  1. Liz Madeley says:

    Thank you for sharing this information as well as the wealth of other resources on the site, it’s a lifeline for anyone whose life is touched by this condition.

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