This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Viewpoint'.
- An Integrated approach to delivering Personalisation ... or a Personalised approach to delivering Integration?Resource - Added on
This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 44 considers the notion of a 'three-legged stool' in supporting the development of personalisation, namely: health care, social care and housing, but considers that a person-centred approach to integration is much more multi-faceted.
It explores some of the key concepts that underpin the author's thinking and suggests that through this it might be possible to develop a common vision that can support the transformation of local services.
- Home and Community: An ageing tsunamiResource - Added on
This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 43 suggests that if we want to create the scope for on-going, active participation in the dynamic life of society amongst older people - with the availability of choice and opportunity - it will only become possible if we address, with urgency, the forms of both housing and community.
- Facing the Future with Dementia - designing buildings that will be adaptableResource - Added on
This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 42 outlines the current situation across differing styles of care and suggests how to avoid designing settings, which are so bespoke that they will not outlive changes in aspirations of coming generations of older people.
It builds on a presentation that she gave at the 7th Dementia Congress last year in Brighton entitled, 'Future-proofing specialist dementia extra care'.
- Putting rights at the heart of housing with careResource - Added on
This Housing LIN Viewpoint No 41 identifies the key rights of tenants and leaseholders living in Housing with Care (HWC) and presents findings from recent research conducted for Joseph Rowntree Foundation on how rights are promoted and viewed in HWC.
They consider how a rights-based approach can promote older people's quality of life and providers' objectives and offers practical examples and resources to support this.
- Community-Led Housing for Older People and the Community Right to BuildResource - Added on
This Housing LIN viewpoint No 40 examines community-led approaches to the provision of new housing and services for older people.
It considers the potential of the Government's Localism Act 2011 and of the new Community Right to Build (CRTB) to facilitate developments of this kind.
- Building a sense of community: Including older LGBT in the way we develop and deliver housing with careResource - Added on
This Housing LIN viewpoint No 39 sets out a variety of ways in which the voices and needs of the older Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities can be included in the development and provision of inclusive housing with care.
- It's the quality of care that determines the benefit of Extra Care HousingResource - Added on
The purpose of this Housing LIN viewpoint No 38 from is to discuss the importance and value of care services as part of a holistic model of housing, community facilities, and assistive technology systems to deliver long term support for older people.
- Developing age-friendly cities: Policy challenges and options Resource - Added on
This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 37 provides a 'tour de force' on the development of age-friendly cities within a global urban context.
Launched at the Age-friendly Manchester conference this month, it suggests that the approaches adopted in the UK require better understanding and elaboration at both a conceptual and operational level to ensure that we provide meaningful improvements to the quality of life for older people living in our cities.
- Is now the time to review provision for special needs?: Lessons from the OlympicsResource - Added on
This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 36 chronicles how public policy has addressed 'special needs' provision over the years but asks whether, following the Olympics and Paralympics, the time is now right to make better use of what exists and what can be improved with advantage for all.
As the Olympic gold dust settles the real treasure of inclusive design may lie in a better understanding of our existing local infrastructure and amenities.
- Access point: Improving housing choice for disabled people Resource - Added on
This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 35 for the Housing LIN by Claire Wise at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea explores the role of accessible housing registers in ensuring that accessible homes are let and managed effectively, ensuring that disabled people are supported to find accommodation that meets their needs and maximises their independence.