Extra Care Videos

These are a selection of short videos illustrating different approaches to delivering extra care housing.

These are designed to be used for a range of audiences to demonstrate the variety of models and the outcomes they can deliver.

Making extra care housing go viral – a reabling and caring environment

Our latest Spotlight on Extra Care film examines how an Extra Care
Housing setting allows for a reabling approach to care delivery,
enabling many residents to improve skills and regain confidence and
independence that may have been lost in a setting without support.

Designing a successful Extra Care Housing scheme – ‘Spotlight on Extra Care Housing’ video series

Looking at the design process behind a successful ECH scheme, the
Housing LIN present their third video of the ‘Spotlight on Extra Care
Housing’ video series.

Living with Dementia in Extra Care – ‘Spotlight on Extra Care Housing’ video series

The Housing LIN present the second film of our ‘Spotlight on Extra
Care’ series. We hear personal stories, as well as from professionals
and practitioners who discuss ways in which ECH can improve quality of
life for those with dementia.

‘Spotlight on Extra Care Housing’: A video series from the Housing LIN

‘What is Extra Care Housing?’ is the first film of the Housing LIN’s
video series to coincide with their 2018 Annual Conference. The video
promotes the need for Extra Care Housing with voices of residents, care
assistants and industry professionals.

Listening to residents in extra care housing: findings from the ECHO research project

This film documents the key objective of the ECHO project, to gain
residents’ first-hand perspective on living within their extra care

Influencing policy and operations: outcomes from the ECHO research project

This film looks into the ECHO project’s more professional approach,
documenting the findings of dialogue between commissioners and managers
from ECH schemes.

Customer stories: Avril at Limelight

This video from Laurus Homes focuses on Avril, a Limelight Trafford
resident who was looking to downsize following health issues. She
explains why Limelight was the perfect fit for her.

Fitzwilliam Court: Supporting older people in Extra Care Housing

This film, made by the Housing LIN and Skills for Care, looks at how
adult care and housing services can integrate their work to improve the
quality of life for those with care and support needs

Care England Shaping Tomorrow: Audley Care

This video puts the spotlight on Audley Retirement, where it documents the benefits of Extra Care retirement villages.

Dove Court, Bradford – Developed with the local community

An illustration of the benefits of community engagement in the
pre-development stages, and incorporating resources for the wider
community in a scheme. Can’t see the video above? Download the latest…

Stanton Lodge, Swindon – Providing a dementia voice

Enabling couples, where one has dementia, to stay together, living
in a supported environment but with the independence of their own
purchased flat. Can’t see the video above? Download the latest…

Meadow Court, Pewsey – Rural hub and spoke

Replacing an outdated building and providing a hub for services into
the local rural community as a cost effective approach to meeting local
need. Can’t see the video above? Download the latest flash…

Cedars Village, Chorleywood – A retirement village

A village community for older people who wish to purchase in a
supportive and enabling environment with local facilities and services.
Extra footage courtesy of Retirement Villages/Hawk Audio Visual….

Poppyfields, St. Neots – Working in partnership with health

An example of the benefits of providing intermediate care flats
within a scheme, and developing a close partnership with local health
services. Can’t see the video above? Download the latest flash…

Emily Bray House, Ipswich – Revitalising sheltered housing

Extending sheltered housing to meet a range of extra care needs,
including functional mental ill health, in an integrated way. Can’t see
the video above? Download the latest flash player Alternative…

Margery Girling House, Felixstowe – Integrating dementia needs

A replacement for a sheltered housing scheme which now meets a range
of needs including those of people with dementia in an integrated way.
Can’t see the video above? Download the latest flash player…

Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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