housing for health

The right home environment is essential to health and wellbeing, through out life.

This page brings you the essential tools and resources about relevant policies and structures that enable you to access the latest 'intelligence' and make informed decisions.

phe and sitra case Integration: Health and housing partnerships For latest guidance, tools, case studies and recommendations about integration and partnership working between organisations in health, housing and care. Find out more about the Sitra and LGA policy brief on integration of housing, support and care here.
phe and sitra Public health and housing Public health is critical in supporting interventions that tackle health ineThe right home environment is essential to health and wellbeing, through out life.quality. Find out how housing, preventing homelessness and environmental health, can promote and sustain healthy lifestyles and increase healthy life expectancy. Find out more about the Sitra research commissioned by PHE here.
nhs alliance and sitra CCGs and housing Poor housing costs the NHS £1.4b a year. Find out the evidence and examples of prevention and reenablement services housing organisations can offer which will improve health and help save money to the public's purse. Find out more about the Sitra and NHS Alliance research here.

Joint working between housing and health does and can reduce pressures on the NHS. It is with this view 20 organisation across housing, support, care and health sectors have come together to set out a Memorandum of Understanding and support joint action on improving health trough the home. Most recent Action Plans can be viewed here.