Housing LIN: Making the funding system of supported housing work for all people with a learning disability: Specialised Supported Housing

25 April 2018

This report from Mencap, written by the Housing LIN, shows that at a time of rising demand, specialised supported housing is a cost-effective way of providing homes for people who would otherwise be stuck in inpatient units or living in residential care, highlighting how important that independence is to people with a learning disability. It sets out a series of

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Sector showcase: Housing and independent living. HousingLIN and CIH

23 March 2018
Source: Housing LIN and the Chartered Institute of Housing

This briefing, by CIH and Housing LIN, seeks to showcase schemes that have been developed by housing organisations working in partnership with social care, and often health partners. The aim is to support housing and social care partners to look at what can be achieved when considering the needs of older and disabled people in their localities, and to consider how doing

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The Royal College of Occupational Therapists – Revision of ‘Minor Adaptations Without Delay’ to insure UK wide applicability

20 February 2018
Source: The Royal College of Occupational Therapists, Housing LIN

Information about the project: The Royal College of Occupational Therapists published ‘Minor Adaptations Without Delay’ in 2006. As the document is over 10 years old The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has commissioned the Housing Learning Information Network to conduct an evaluation of the Minor Adaptations Without Delay with the aim of establish if and how the document needs to

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Appello and Housing LIN Analogue to Digital Telecare research survey

20 October 2016
Source: Housing LIN

The current ‘analogue’ default system in Telecare and monitoring was invented in the 1970s and has changed little since. As with the provision of UK television services before it, the UK telecommunications infrastructure is changing from analogue to digital. As a result, internet protocol (IP) will become the default communications protocol for UK telecommunications. Choosing the best next-generation technology enabled

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