In a galaxy far, far away: ideas for Community Care Apartments

SINGAPORE: A new type of public housing with senior-friendly design features and subscription to care services was launched for sale in February’s Build-to-Order (BTO) exercise. This is an interesting read from East Devon Watch about accommodation with support (Residential Forum) By Cheryl Lin @CherylLinCNA The flats, known as Community Care Apartments, are for homeContinue reading “In a galaxy far, far away: ideas for Community Care Apartments”

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”

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”

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”

Housing and Learning Disability: Transforming care and support

Topics – Resources – Housing LIN For more about how localities can develop a better range of housing choices, download brochure. There are an estimated 930,000 adults with a learning disability in England, 129,000 of whom receive local authority social care support. These pages provide resources, references, tools and outline good practice to ensure thatContinue reading “Housing and Learning Disability: Transforming care and support”

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”

Care homes, retirement property and elderly home care – UK

This site is run by the charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC). It provides comprehensive, impartial information to help people make plans for later life.

Too Little, Too Late? Housing for An Ageing Population

Too Little, Too Late? Housing for An Ageing Population – Resource Library – Resources – Housing LIN This report by the CASS Business School and Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation was commissioned by ARCO and advocates a holistic policy agenda including a national plan and a key role for local authorities and healthContinue reading “Too Little, Too Late? Housing for An Ageing Population”