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Topic Posts Last activity
RE-COV Study: your organisation's and residents' retirement village / extra care scheme experience during the pandemic 1 post 3 years
Coronavirus arrangements for meal provision in ECH 7 posts 3 years
Call for information: Sheltered/retirement housing & Covid-19 - current practice and issues 3 posts 4 years
Royal Mail deliveries during Coronavirus 7 posts 4 years
Fire regulations in supported living 1 post 1 month
Community equipment supply and reuse services 1 post 3 months
Digital Switchover - Tynetec Equipment 1 post 4 months
Community Heating System Metering 3 posts 5 months
TV Licence - communal lounge sheltered housing 2 posts 6 months
Rent 2 Rent 1 post 7 months
Extra Care Housing - Care and Support - Domiciliary Care 3 posts 12 months
Sprinkler or Mist Systems in ECH 1 post 1 year
Housing Benefit and Procurement 2 posts 1 year
Shared ownership charges in extra care housing 1 post 1 year
Extra Care Needs mix 2 posts 1 year
How Do You Measure Wellbeing Outcomes in a Retirement Living Setting? 1 post 1 year
What are key service cost to negotiate with the local authorities during referral for care leavers supported accommodation 1 post 1 year
Approach to setting up Resident Scrutiny Panel/Board with a specific focus 1 post 1 year
Technology Enabled Care in Extra Care Settings 3 posts 1 year
Enhanced Housing Benefit 1 post 1 year