Housing with care must be at the centre of social care reform

The present situation is extremely urgent. Extra Care housing is facing a looming crisis as supply fails to keep up with demand. Of the 400,000 short fall in older people’s housing units by 2030, 61,000 of these will be Extra Care.

It is not just service users who will miss out if this situation is left unaddressed. Research conducted by Sonnet Advisory & Impact CIC for us shows that our services alone save local authorities and the NHS around £6,700 per year per resident.

Read the Care Talk blog from Jane Ashcroft CBE, CEO, Anchor Hanover in full at…

Care Talk source: https://www.caretalk.co.uk/housing-with-care-must-be-at-the-centre-of-social-care-reform/

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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