Tag Archives: Housing Policy

Housing LIN’s Healthwatch Resource Mapping and Health & Housing Dashboard (Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing Learning and Improvement Network, with assistance from the Papworth Trust, have updated their Healthwatch webpages. They have also produced a section providing easy access to the latest in health intelligence (further details below). Topic area headings currently … Continue reading

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Reducing Excess Winter Deaths and Illnesses Associated With Cold Homes: Guideline Consultation (BBC News / NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has raised draft guidance on how to reduce deaths and illnesses among elderly people in winter. The advice also covers other groups vulnerable to the cold, including people with respiratory … 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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Publications Marking United Nations’ International Day of Older Persons / UK Older People’s Day (Housing LIN)

Summary In broad support of the UN International Day of Older Persons and the UK Older People’s Day, the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) has made available two documents which discuss the needs of older people (from the housing perspective). The first document, Housing … Continue reading

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Comparative Study of the UK and the Netherlands: the Long Term Care Revolution (King’s College London / Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) has made available two documents supplying the background thinking behind “The Long Term Care Revolution”, drawing on a range of evidence and learning from best-practice abroad. The second report for the Technology … Continue reading

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Policies on Ageing (Centre for Policy on Ageing)

Summary This online resource, from the Centre for Policy on Ageing, offers an easy to browse list of important policy documents, reports and briefings relating to issues concerning the care of older people and broader implications of an ageing population. … Continue reading

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New Housing Funding to Help Older and Disabled People to Live Independently (Department of Health / Homes and Communities Agency)

Summary Building projects are set to start on homes which will support older and disabled people to live independently for as long as possible. The government asked local authorities to bid for a share of £300 million for the supported … Continue reading

Posted in Community Care, Department of Health, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Housing, In the News, Management of Condition, National, Quick Insights, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Housing Solutions for Dementia (National Housing Federation / University of Stirling’s DSDC)

Summary Suitably adapted housing can contribute to the support of people living with dementia. The “Dementia: finding housing solutions”, written by University of Stirling’s Dementia Services Development Centre, examines the potential roles of housing associations in helping people with dementia to … 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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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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