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The new NHS Alliance Resource aims to help towards strategic leads in general practice, primary care and clinical commissioning, to understand and engage with housing organisations and to develop important partnerships with other organisations operating beyond NHS boundaries as part of the NHS Five Year Forward View.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people with dementia, and their carers, partners, friends and relatives, face many challenges - not only the challenges that people who are not in same sex relationships experience, but possibly many more. This factsheet will help health and social care professionals to understand some of the issues that LGB people may face and how to offer appropriate support.
The new JRF round up of evidence on housing and poverty argues that in the absence of social housing, Housing Benefit and the homelessness safety net, there will be more poverty and deprivation.
JRF launches a new publication from Dementia Without Walls programme. It aims to stimulate debate about new ways forward in understanding, and ways to meet the needs of the growing number of people living with dementia.
9 Jul 2015
Sitra and Homelesslink in conjunction with Bevan Brittan LLP present a series of regional briefings to ensure all staff are up to date on Homelessness legislation. Hear from legal experts and advisors about a number of legal challenges that have identified what applicants and those accepted as homeless can expect from Local Housing Authorities who are considering their case.
16 Jul 2015
People might say ‘anyone can have a conversation’ but frequently in care settings with people living with dementia, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Care homes are full of people with differing ages, life experiences, cultures, languages and of course, compromised cognition. Many, both young and old may struggle to be heard, and may yearn for authentic conversation.