Housing LIN Newsletter February 2016

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We are pleased to bring you the Winter / Spring edition of our quarterly newsletter, 'Housing with Care Matters' which includes:

  • An update on our Annual Conference 'People Powered Change: A Festival of Ideas' to be held in London on 11th March
  • the latest policy and funding news relevant to those working across housing, health and social care (p2)
  • Key Market News affecting growth and investment in the world of housing with care (p2)
  • two recent features on the Housing LIN website which showcase #InspirationalAchievements by our partners McCarthy and Stone and Tunstall (p3)
  • the announcement of our support for the 2016 Housing Design Awards and the HAPPI category in particular (p4)
  • our range of new Housing LIN resources, including Viewpoints, Blogs and 7 new Housing LIN Case Studies (pp4&5)
  • a range of other new resources and research on housing for older people, housing and adaptations, health and social care, housing and dementia, telecare and safeguarding/MCA issues (pp5-8)
  • latest information on telecare including links our Telecare LIN weekly updates and monthly newsletter (p9)
  • Research News including the commissioning of a piece of research on ECH in Wales, and our involvement in a NIHR SSCR funded project on the role of telecare in supporting older people (p9)
  • our extensive regional updates from England and Wales with reports on our latest activities, new reports and intelligence of who's doing what (pp10-17)
  • links to our forthcoming events (p17)
  • this issue's poem by Brian Wilks (p17)

Stay connected with us for the latest news, views and comments, and find out where you and your colleagues can get involved with the Housing LIN. You can also network with us on Twitter at @HousingLIN

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