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Video: What is Extra Care Housing?

We spoke to professionals and residents of Extra Care Housing around the country about their experience of Extra Care, and the different ways in which it can improve wellbeing and quality of live for people as they get older.

Key Resources

Home from hospital: How housing services are relieving pressure on the NHS

This report articulates the housing offer and the diverse housing and health services provided by housing associations and local authorities

Housing our Ageing Population: Learning from councils meeting the housing needs of our ageing population

Capturing the learning from a selection of exemplar councils which demonstrate how they are playing a significant place-making role in shaping the current and future supply of housing for an ageing population

Dementia Friendly Housing Charter: A guidance toolkit for a dementia-friendly approach to housing

Aims to help professionals in their support of people living with dementia in their homes and facilitate consistency and good practice.

HAPPI reports

Housing our Ageing Population Panel for Innovation reports and overview.

Extra Care Housing Design Factsheet

Key design aims and principles and issues to consider when developing a brief for a new Extra Care scheme.

Going Digital

How commissioners can provide “Living Better for Less” to deliver services supported by technology-enabled housing.

What is extra care housing?

A general up to date introduction into what extra care housing is as at 2015.

Hospital 2 Home Resource Pack

Essential information for all the professional sectors that have a role in hospital discharge for older people in England.

Pioneering Health and Housing Memorandum of Understanding

Find out more about the MoU and its accompanying Action Plan.

DH Funded Extra Care Scheme Directory

Information and overview on each of the Department of Health (DH) funded Extra Care schemes.