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Going the Extra Step: A compendium of best practice in dementia care

We used this year’s Dementia Action Week 2019 to gather and share examples of extra care schemes and other housing related community services supporting people with dementia to develop meaningful relationships.

Key Resources

Spotlight on Extra Care Housing

Here you can view all 9 short films made  by the Housing LIN as part of our  'Spotlight on Extra Care Housing’ YouTube video series.

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

Home from Hospital - Interactive Map

An interactive map showing a wide range of projects preventing delayed discharges from hospital due to a housing issue

Adaptations Without Delay

This guide sets out a new framework that transforms how disabled and older people can better access advice or support with home adaptations

Improving Health and Care through the home: A National Memorandum of Understanding

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

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.

Age-friendly housing: Future design for older people

Sets out the key challenges and practical considerations in designing housing suitable for an ageing population.

DHCS Extra Care Scheme Directory

Information and overview on each of the Department of Health & Care Services (DHCS) funded CASSH and ECH schemes.

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Housing Networks

A list of Housing networks hosted on the HLIN website. Including HAA, HSAA, HCOPR and DHWG.