Tag Archives: Housing Learning and Improvement Network

Extra Care Housing in Socially Isolated Landscapes (ILC-UK)

Summary This International Longevity Centre (ILC) report argues that extra care housing has the potential to reduce isolation and loneliness in older people. The “What Role for Extra Care Housing in a Socially Isolated Landscape?” report, written for the Housing … Continue reading

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Funding Extra Care Housing Technical Brief (Housing LIN)

This Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) Technical Brief explains the methods of Funding Extra Care Housing. This document provides details about the sources of capital and revenue funding available to support investment for developing new extra care housing, and for maintaining existing extra care housing … Continue reading

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Dying Well at Home: Integrated Working (SCIE)

Summary This Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) guide is about enabling people to die at home when they wish, and improving the quality of their care. Sections of the guide, online, comprise: Recommendations. Choosing to die at home. Dying … Continue reading

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Health, Housing and Ageing (Housing and Ageing Alliance / Housing LIN)

Summary Poor housing is estimated to cost the NHS over £600 million per year. This policy paper from the Housing and Ageing Alliance looks at the relationship between health and housing, making suggestions for improvements to address the demographic challenges posed … Continue reading

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Housing, Dementia and Staying Independent (Housing LIN)

Summary 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 … Continue reading

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Alternative Pathway Integrating Housing, Care and Support (National Housing Federation)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence, Volume 3 Issue 6, February 2013]. Summary This National Housing Federation report, intended for the attention of local commissioners of health and social care, illustrates the advantages of integrated … Continue reading

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Extra Funding to Support People in Their Own Homes (Department of Health)

Summary Norman Lamb, Care and Support Minister, has announced an extra £40m for the Disabled Facilities Grant. The money will be used to help older people have better quality of life and remain independent in their own homes for longer. … Continue reading

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Hospital2Home Resource Pack for Housing and Care Integration (Housing LIN / Healthcare Today UK)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary A resource pack has been developed to support cross-sector co-operation across housing, health and social care. The “Hospital2Home” … Continue reading

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End of Life Care in Extra Care Housing (NEoLCP)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The “End of life care in extra care housing: a learning resource pack” offers practical information … Continue reading

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Using Assistive Technology to Support People with Dementia (Housing LIN)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This Housing LIN review examines the many ways in which Assistive Technology (AT) can support people with dementia.  This document looks at … Continue reading

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