Future options for housing and care

Improving housing that facilitates care and support for older people This is the first report of the Commission on the Role of Housing in the Future of Care and Support. Co-produced with people with lived experience and senior figures in the health, social care and housing sectors, it aims to provide a short overview ofContinue reading “Future options for housing and care”

Ageing in extra-care housing: preparation, persistence and self-management at the boundary between the third and fourth age

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 July 2019 Eleanor K. Johnson, Ailsa Cameron, Liz Lloyd, Simon Evans, Robin Darton, Randall Smith, Teresa Atkinson and Jeremy Porteus Abstract Extra-care housing (ECH) has been hailed as a potential solution to some of the problems associated with traditional forms of social care, since it allows older peopleContinue reading “Ageing in extra-care housing: preparation, persistence and self-management at the boundary between the third and fourth age”

Tubbemodellen | Changemakers

The Tubbe model is a housing model that was developed to give elderly people power to control their daily living at home. Some of the unique characteristics of this model are how the elderly are included at all levels in planning and decision making to ensure control and quality in their own living conditions. EmployeesContinue reading “Tubbemodellen | Changemakers”

Why We Exist | Evermore Mission

At Evermore, we co-create places where older people always have love and companionship, a safety net when they need it, and the ability to lead meaningful lives in the heart of their community. Our households provide a small and homely environment for people who are typically on their own and finding it increasingly difficult toContinue reading “Why We Exist | Evermore Mission”

Learning from new English and Dutch almshouses

Developing previous almshouse research, including a Housing LIN Viewpoint and an earlier Housing LIN Report, a new report for the RICS Research Trust provides ideas and examples of how new almshouses can help to meet housing need and complement local strategies for housing, care and support.  Since their origins over a thousand years ago, almshouses haveContinue reading “Learning from new English and Dutch almshouses”

Clear demand for housing and care options

Source Laing Buisson News: Clear demand for housing and care options, says ARCO – LaingBuisson News Nine in ten people want to see the government widen housing options for older people, with almost three-quarters interested in an alternative to a care home if they need support. More than half of older people are interested inContinue reading “Clear demand for housing and care options”

A safe deaf place

This report by Action Deafness looks to determine a way forward with regard to the design and commissioning of housing and care services that are inclusive of the needs of older deaf people and which, thereby promoting their increased wellbeing and longevity.  It provides findings from their research into the benefits of Extra Care housing for older deafContinue reading “A safe deaf place”

Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector

This report by the British Property Federation aims an understanding of the housing options available to older people in the UK. It includes key definitions of care and support and supporting evidence for greater provision of purpose-built housing for older people. Download Report Source: Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector – NewsContinue reading “Housing and Care for Older People: Defining the Sector”

Commission to consider role of housing in care and support

A commission has been set up with the aim of influencing government thinking on its long-term plan for social care. It will review progress of the 2014 Commission on Residential Care’s recommendations, take into account Covid-19, and consider services such as care homes and housing with care. The Commission on the Role of Housing inContinue reading “Commission to consider role of housing in care and support”