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Changing Lives has led ground-breaking research on long-term homelessness in the UK. The research shows that the Housing First approach in tackling long-term homelessness in England, can potentially reduce the number of people who are homeless, whilst providing significant cost savings.
Applications are now open for phase 2 of the Care and Support Specialised Housing Fund (CASSH).Specialist housing developers and providers are being invited to bid for a share of an additional fund of up to £155 million to develop accommodation for adults who need support in order to live independently, be it due to old age or disability. This phase of the CASSH fund will prioritise applications for housing for people with learning disabilities or mental health issues.
The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has set out the next steps in his long term strategy on dementia. The report highlights the progress made since the initial launch of his Challenge in 2012 and the plans for the next 5 years.
Our evolving healthcare system has created opportunities for public health and healthcare to become more person and community centred, according to research published by Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England. The report recommends commissioners, service providers and local leaders use a 'family' of evidence-based approaches for building community capacity for prevention and wellbeing.
27 Feb 2015
Integrated working is high on everyone’s agenda. Please join us at a special event to hear about how the policy agenda is driving forward the ambitions of integration, and what steps need to be taken to enable housing, care and support employers to catch up. This event combines policy and practice and a great opportunity to network!
11 May 2015
The Specialist Dementia Leadership Programme for Housing Providers is coming to BRADFORD this Summer.