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Case studies

Older people


The Scottish Government is working to support older people and disabled people to live independently at home in their communities. Housing and housing-related support services have a key role to play in supporting independent living, both through the provision of housing that is physically suitable and through the delivery of support services. Housing-related support services range from information and advice to adaptations and handyperson services to social and community activities.

This section highlights case studies of different services and projects around Scotland. The case studies set out what the service or project does; the outcomes it is achieving; and also some of the challenges involved and how they have been overcome.  The aim is to share information and lessons more widely. The case studies are arranged in the following categories:

Strategic leadership Information and advice Existing housing
Preventative support New housing  

The information in each case study has been supplied by and agreed with the service provider. Inclusion of a case study carries no judgement by the Scottish Government of how 'good' the example is, and the Scottish Government cannot accept any liability for actions arising from use of the information.

If you have a case study which you would like to share, please complete the case study template and forward it to housingsupport@scotland.gsi.gov.uk, or call 0141-271-3709 for further information.