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Food banks: Why people remain reliant for months

Food banks: Why people remain reliant for months

A group of frontline charities and the University of Chester have published pioneering new research that reveals in greater detail than ever before the reasons why people are referred to West Cheshire Foodbank. Based on these findings, the report calls on policy makers to tackle the rise in local emergency food provision and recommends key ways in which foodbank use can be reduced.

Evaluation of Changing Lives - Housing First published

Evaluation of Changing Lives - Housing First published

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.

CASSH Fund: phase 2 open for bids

CASSH Fund: phase 2 open for bids

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 next phase of the Prime Ministers Challenge on Dementia

The next phase of the Prime Ministers Challenge on Dementia

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.

Events

Dementia Leaders for the Housing Sector Bradford

11 May 2015

The Specialist Dementia Leadership Programme for Housing Providers is coming to BRADFORD this Summer.

Sitra Annual Conference 2015: From Strength to Strength - book your FREE* place!

20 May 2015

Sitra’s 2015 conference builds on our long-standing experience of implementing personalisation and co-production. In the past year, we have advocated for widespread take up of one-page profiles, personalisation and asset-based approaches to find out about individuals’ strengths and capabilities. This year, we are inviting you to take the challenge one level up and make the necessary investment in people with support and care needs and their carers in involving, confidence and capacity building and celebrating achievements.

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