Tag Archives: Ethos of Extra Care Housing

Housing With Care to Promote Independent Living (BBC News / Demos / Age UK)

Summary Paul Burstow, the former Care Services Minister, has proposed that surplus NHS land could be used for building dedicated housing for older people. This is just one of a number of suggestions to encourage investment in extra care housing … Continue reading

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Information Resources on the Links Between Housing and Dementia (Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing Learning and Improvement Network produces and updates several sets (or showcases) of information resources about the potential roles of housing in helping people to live well with dementia. “Research suggests that as many as 30% of residents … Continue reading

Posted in Assistive Technology, Charitable Bodies, Commissioning, Community Care, Dementia Action Alliance, Enhancing the Healing Environment, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Housing, Housing LIN, Integrated Care, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Management of Condition, Mental Health, Models of Dementia Care, National, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Extra Care Housing at Bletchley Park (Housing LIN)

Summary Flowers House is an extra care housing scheme with 34 flats providing assisted living for people with dementia in Bletchley, near Milton Keynes. It is built on the site of the former code-breaking Bletchley Park. Flowers House offers a … Continue reading

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Business Case for Extra Care Housing in East Sussex Adult Social Care (Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing LIN Case Study No 78 summarises an evaluation of extra care housing schemes by East Sussex County Council. Decisions on financial investment in extra care housing have been given an improved evidence-base, particularly in regard to how: … Continue reading

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National Housing for Older People Awards (Housing LIN)

Summary The National Housing for Older People Awards celebrate the best specialist housing for older people in the UK. The award winner in the category for the most innovative extra care housing scheme has been won by Oakwood Lodge (managed … Continue reading

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Commission on Residential Care (Community Care / Demos)

Summary The think-tank Demos, which launched the Commission on Residential Care, has published the commission’s terms of reference and has invited practitioners, relatives, residents and other stakeholders to offer their opinions / feedback. “Ex-care minister Paul Burstow launched [in late July … Continue reading

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Dementia Green Care Handbook: Therapeutic Design and Practice (Safehouse / Housing LIN)

Summary This document covers the therapeutic use of gardens, gardening and the general design and therapeutic uses of outdoor spaces for people with dementia. The “Dementia Green Care Handbook” presents insights from Chalfont Design and their partners; including Age Concern Central Lancashire, NHS Central Lancashire … Continue reading

Posted in Charitable Bodies, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Housing, Housing LIN, Management of Condition, Mental Health, National, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment