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A practical guide to healthy ageing

Pensions for All Seminar, Conference Report, held to emphasize the fact that pensions are important for EVERYONE,  Yorkshire and Humber TUC Equalities For a: Pensions for All Seminar Report YH TUC.pdf

Promising approaches to reducing loneliness and isolation in later life

This report raises concerns around loneliness in older people and the public health risks that are associated with social isolation in later life. It sets out a new framework for understanding how to tackle the problem, presenting a range of projects and examples from around the country demonstrating the many, varied solutions needed for an effective response to a very personal problem. It calls on action from various sectors including social care and public health.

To raise the profile of this issue further they are inviting people to post their own story about disabled-friendly housing – good and bad experiences such as:   o   Trying to find a disabled-friendly home o   Having a home adapted o   Living in a home that is not suitable o   A friend or family member who needs a disabled-friendly home  

To raise the profile of this issue further they are inviting people to post their own story about disabled-friendly housing – good and bad experiences such as:   o   Trying to find a disabled-friendly home o   Having a home adapted o   Living in a home that is not suitable o   A friend or family member who needs a disabled-friendly home  

Integrating Housing, Health and Social Care: What's happening in Leeds

Older_people_and_Housing_13-5-14.pdf

Age UK Evidence Review: Poverty in Later Life:  Age UK on poverty in old age.pdf

DCLG:  Place, Localism and Ageing: DCLG_Place Localism and Ageing 24.09.13.pdf

Baring Foundation: Local Authorities + Older People + Arts = A Creative Combination

http://www.baringfoundation.org.uk/AOPLocalA.pdf

Commissioning Care and Support for Older People with High Support Needs

Older people with high support needs want a wider choice of care and support. They also want to be of value and to make a contribution.  Many models of care and support are based on mutually valued relationships and older people’s contributions, but most operate beneath the radar of public sector commissioners.  For more information read this new publication from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation: commissioning-care-support-summary.pdf

Social Care Jargon Buster

The Social care jargon buster is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean by TLAP (Think Local Act Personal): http://www.thinklocalactpersonal.org.uk/_library/AIJargonBusterFINAL.pdf

Shaping our Age

Shaping our Age is a pioneering research project, by the Royal Voluntary Service, involving older people themselves, has found that they have a great deal to contribute to the debate around well-being and services for older people.

The final report, Involving Older Age: the route to twenty-first century well-being, shows that traditional services for older people, whilst addressing important practical needs, can also encourage passivity and dependence.

For more information visit:  http://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/our-impact/reports-and-reviews/involving-older-age-the-route-to-twenty-first-century-well-being

What about the other 95%

The first of these is an interesting new viewpoint by Carol Barac on the development of 'Elderflowers'. These projects are aimed at over 55s and calls for a new type of attractive housing, embracing HAPPI principles, that needs to be developed to draw this age group and over out of their family sized homes into smaller custom-built dwellings, centrally located and self-managed.

http://www.housinglin.org.uk/_library/Resources/Housing/Support_materials/Viewpoints/HLIN_Viewpoint45_95percent.pdf

More than Bricks and Mortar

As integrated Health and Social Care teams are emerging there is a call for greater integration of housing needs.

More than Bricks and Mortar.pdf

The Housing and Ageing Alliance is launching a series of policy papers to stimulate debate and a coherent policy response to the critical issue of demographic change and housing. For the latest reports visit:

http://www.housinglin.org.uk/AboutHousingLIN/HAA/  

Dying Well at Home: the case for integrated working

Produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, this guide is about enabling people who want to die at home to do so and improving the quality of care they receive.

http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/guides/guide48/?dm_i=4O5,1HOHE,9ZJTPF,52ET3,1

For more information see: http://www.ilcuk.org.uk/index.php/publications/publication_details/the_cost_of_our_ageing_society1

Listed below are documents created by Future Years.

Self Employment over 50

The findings of research undertaken on behalf of Future Years on the experience of people over 50 in Yorkshire and the Humber entering self employment can be found at:

Self employment exec summary (A4 final 4).pdf

Self Employment over 50 main document (A4 final 5).pdf

Yorkshire Life: Perspectives of BME Elders in Yorkshire and the Humber

The findings of research undertaken on behalf of Future Years into the experiences, contribution and aspirations of BME Elders in Yorkshire and the Humber can be found at:

BME print ready inner pages 2.pdf

 

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