Housing Now


Choice, control and independence for people with learning disabilities.

This resource pack, published in February 2008, includes a DVD with a short film and an interactive CD with supporting papers, other information and a web link. It has been produced to capture the lessons learned from the Department of Health's ten extra care housing funded learning disability sites.The DVD film centres upon the experience of people with a learning disability as they move into their own homes and describe ways in which greater independence has improved their quality of life. Comments from family and care workers are also included alongside thoughts from planners and policy teams.