The critical role of housing in hospital discharge

Greater integration of health, social care and housing is high on the policy agenda, but the transition from good idea to practical reality is a challenge. Through its 'If only I had known..' programme Care & Repair England has been working with local agencies and partners to pilot ways of integrating housing information and help within hospitals.

The two reports below about this work will be of interest and practical use to the planners, commissioners and providers of services for older people.