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Care Act 2014 Consultation - Sitra Response

Care Act 2014 Consultation - Sitra Response

Sitra has submitted our response to the Care Act 2014 Draft Regulations and Guidance Consultation.

public health funding for social landlords to promote healthy eating

public health funding for social landlords to promote healthy eating

Public Health England is inviting social landlords to submit proposals to pilot project that help tenants improve their diet. PHE is seeking to fund small-scale pilot projects, of around 5-6 months duration and up to £25K budget.

Council Tax Reduction- minimum residency rule

Council Tax Reduction- minimum residency rule

The High Court overturned on 30th July a decision by Sandwell Council to refuse help with Council Tax to people with low incomes who did not have two years’ continuous residence in the borough.One of the three women in the test case brought by Child Poverty Action Group was a woman who had fled domestic violence.

weekly news digest [28/07-01/08]

weekly news digest [28/07-01/08]

Here is all you need to know about housing with health, support and care this week. Please read and share widely!

Events

hot topic! making the connection: health and wellbeing boards - hearing the housing voice

4 Sep 2014

Health and wellbeing boards were created under the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Whilst their focus is on health and social care integration, the wider implications for local wellbeing mean housing must play an important part in informing their work. This event explores the health and wellbeing board remit and provides an opportunity to create an organisational action plan to connect and make a difference.

Dementia Leaders Programme for the Housing Sector - West Midlands

16 Sep 2014

Sitra, the Association of Dementia Studies (ADS), at the University of Worcester, and the Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) have come together in a learning partnership to deliver an innovative dementia leaders programme specifically for the housing sector. This course is aimed specifically for Scheme Managers

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