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Housing and Safeguarding

The need to enhance safeguarding provisions has dominated discussions around the provision of care and support for vulnerable adults in recent years. It is with this in mind that the important role housing has to play in the safeguarding of ‘adults … Continue reading

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One Page Profile – Housing Challenge Day!

Or should I say – “It started with a tweet…… never knew it would end like this!” Risky business this late night tweeting – can get you into all sorts of exciting relationships! Earlier this year, I happened upon a … Continue reading

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Care Act 2014 – Housing – More than a foot in the door…….  

Hotly anticipated Guidance for the Care Act 2014 has been issued by the Department of Health. The full guidance can be found here – The Act as it is to be found on the statute books can be found here. … Continue reading

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One Page Profiles – Taking up the challenge…..

At Sitra, we are delighted to be working with Helen Sanderson Associates to take forward the challenge of introducing One Page Profiles to housing. In Sitra’s work around personalisation with providers and commissioners we have been promoting their usage, and … Continue reading

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Dementia Awareness – Housing takes a lead………..

The word is spreading fast about Living Well with Dementia – there are a plethora of initiatives going on across the country as part of Dementia Awareness Week (#DAW2014) and a strong focus on the Alzheimers Society Dementia Friends initiative … Continue reading

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Integration – Starting small…..

Last week I attended the launch of Surrey Care Association – a county wide association establishing itself as an independent membership body. There were a small number of our members at the event – those who cross over between care … Continue reading

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Change is coming – are you ready! #changemakers

Update!!! Thanks to everyone involved for a fantastic #changemakers conference on 20th March 2014. Much more to come – but for a quick preview – see  http://storify.com/burcuborysik/a-story-of-changemakers-in-housing-with-support-an?utm_content=storify-pingback&utm_medium=sfy.co-twitter&utm_campaign=&utm_source=t.co&awesm=sfy.co_jeZB&dm_i=F3O,2AUYW,2EG23F,8CDOM,1 We are in serious countdown mode at Sitra – with less than 24 … Continue reading

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