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Call for information: Sheltered/retirement housing & Covid-19 - current practice and issues General Housing Topics 3 posts 4 months
Royal Mail deliveries during Coronavirus General Housing Topics 7 posts 5 months
Coronavirus arrangements for meal provision in ECH General Housing Topics 5 posts 6 months
Re-opening of communal areas in sheltered schemes General Housing Topics 6 posts 10 days
Re-Use of a closed down Care home (Single floor building) General Housing Topics 1 post 11 days
Cycle Storage in Extra Care Schemes General Housing Topics 1 post 14 days
Extra Care Market Testing - request for responses General Housing Topics 1 post 17 days
Charging Leaseholders in extra care for repairs General Housing Topics 1 post 23 days
Supported decision-making and the recent Covid briefing (#3) on housing and supporting with dementia General Housing Topics 1 post 1 month
Service charges General Housing Topics 3 posts 2 months
CQC registered provider seeks clients!! General Housing Topics 1 post 3 months
Refuge General Housing Topics 1 post 3 months
Recovery planning for housing related support for older people General Housing Topics 3 posts 4 months
Call for best practice: CPR and Covid-19 General Housing Topics 1 post 4 months
Extra Care Housing team delivering home care within a radius of their buildings. General Housing Topics 1 post 4 months
Catering service within Extra Care Residential Home General Housing Topics 1 post 4 months
COVID-19: What’s happening in mental health supported accommodation? General Housing Topics 1 post 4 months
Urgent MHCLG call for info on Supported Housing General Housing Topics 27 posts 4 months
Any good practice to share if COVID case/death arises in Sheltered Housing scheme General Housing Topics 1 post 5 months
Getting clients for supported living accommodation General Housing Topics 25 posts 5 months