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healthy homes, healthy lives

healthy homes, healthy lives

This new report commissioned by the LGA showcases public health projects from across the country looking at the ways housing impacts on health and how by working together improvements can be made across health, housing and well-being.

waiting days for universal credit claimants

waiting days for universal credit claimants

Social Security Advisory Committee has begun a consultation on proposals that certain Universal Credit claimants must wait 7 days before they are entitled to benefit.

easpd annual conference 2014

easpd annual conference 2014

Vic Rayner will deliver a key note speech on 'leadership and management: competence and professionalism in housing services' at the upcoming EASPD Annual Conference that brings together homelessness organisations, services for people with disabilities and mental health problems across Europe.

Sitra weekly news [15/09-22/09]

Sitra weekly news [15/09-22/09]

Sitra's Policy Assistant Geni Johnson brings you the latest news on housing, support, care and health every week. Here is your free copy!

Events

Housing Law and Good Practice: Homelessness and Housing Options

7 Oct 2014

Perfect for both accommodation-based and floating support workers and managers who desire a better understanding of homelessness legislation, the housing options that exist for clients and how these can be accessed.

hot topic! public health: housing as a wider determinant

20 Nov 2014

Public health responsibilities transferred back to local government in April 2013 following the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Local government is best placed to bring together a wide range of activity that will enable a more effective approach to protecting and improving health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequalities locally, for example commissioning for homes and housing-related services. This event will provide an introduction to public health and explore the role and opportunities for housing and housing-related support in improving client wellbeing.