Self-Help Groups for People With Dementia Living in Extra Care Housing (Housing LIN)


The Housing LIN Case Study No 80 summarises findings from the Mental Health Foundation’s (still ongoing) evaluation of three peer support groups for people in the early stages of dementia, living in three Housing21 extra care housing schemes. Peer support groups are a promising approach for reducing social isolation, improving social networks and improving wellbeing.

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Chakkalackal, L. (2013). Doing it for ourselves: self-help groups for people with dementia living in extra care housing schemes. London: Housing Learning and Improvement Network, December 2013. Housing LIN Case Study No. 80.

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