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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.
Here is all you need to know about housing with health, support and care this week. Please read and share widely!
Sitra's Research Assistant Geni Johnson brings you the latest news on housing with health, care and support every week. Among this week's highlights are the DWP reviews of Troubled Families Programme and JSA sanctions.
David Cameron has completed his biggest reshuffle in office. Find out who is in and who is out.
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.
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