More on Housing and Health (Housing LIN / Mencap / King’s Fund / NHF / DHSS)

Specialised Supported Housing for People With Learning Disabilities: Summary

A Mencap report covers the growing role of specialised supported housing sector in improving wellbeing for people with learning disabilities. Specialised supported housing is an alternative for persons who might previously have lived in secure accommodation or residential care.

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Funding supported housing for all: Specialised Supported Housing for people with a learning disability. London: Housing LIN [and] Mencap, April 2018.

The Roles of Housing Within Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships

More broadly, a King’s Fund report identifies the main ways in which housing can contribute to the objectives of Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs), Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) and population-based health approaches, which include:

  • Supporting hospital discharge.
  • Making best use of NHS estates.
  • Supporting better mental health interventions.
  • Commissioning to support an increasing recognition of the role of good housing in preventing ill-health throughout life.

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Buck, D. [and] Gregory, S. (2018). Housing and health: opportunities for sustainability and transformation partnerships. London: King’s Fund [and] National Housing Federation, March 2018.

Investment in homes designed for people who need extra support to help them live independently in the community for longer.

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£76 million a year to build homes for vulnerable people. [Online]: Department of Health and Social Care, August 14th 2018.

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