Health & wellbeing

The condition and design of general housing has an important impact on the health of individuals and communities.

The resources listed below include research, policy and practice into the links between housing and health and ways to promote health through housing.

If you are interested in issues of social wellbeing and social inclusion among older people then you can find relevant resources on the Older people - Health and Wellbeing page. The role of Extra Care housing in health and wellbeing is explored in the Extra Care - health & wellbeing page.