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So long, farewell…..

This will be my last blog as Sitra CEO. Therefore, I wanted to take the opportunity to set out a few thank yous, encourage your support for Sitra and Homeless Link working together in a group, and to think about … Continue reading

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What’s my line?

Remember this? Back in the archives of BBC, you can find old episodes of this cult game show where members of the audience were invited onto the stage by the inimitable Eammon Andrews and invited to ply their trade, moving … Continue reading

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Health and Housing: Back to the Future Day!

It is the 21st October 2015 – a day that many Back to the Future fans have been waiting for! Amidst the flurry of excitement about what gadgets and gizmos will mirror the films future sight – I have been … Continue reading

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Sheltered from the storm…….?

There is a maelstrom going on out there! Well the world of professional housing staff are certainly in a whilrling dervish – although when I take the temperature outside of the bubble – we do seem to be operating in … Continue reading

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The devil IS in the detail…..

As things stand, the 1% rent reduction does apply to supported housing and it is our understanding that the term rent, under the relevant legislation does include service charges. Over recent weeks we have been working hard with partners and … Continue reading

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Come in! The door is open…….#widerworkforce

Two reports out today show how the housing workforce can and does play a significant role in supporting people’s effective discharge from hospital, and their ability to live independently and healthily at home. The Royal Society of Public Health have … Continue reading

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#Integration – a three legged stool……. #health #housing #socialcare

The Care Act 2014 raises the profile of housing as a health related service. It particularly highlights the importance of it in the statutory guidance to be found in section 15. Key phrases there include:- “Housing is therefore a crucial … Continue reading

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