Publication - Strategy/plan

Age, home and community: a strategy for housing for Scotland's older people 2012-2021

Published: 20 Dec 2011
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:

A strategy for providing housing and housing-related support for older people in Scotland.

98 page PDF

3.0 MB

98 page PDF

3.0 MB

Age, home and community: a strategy for housing for Scotland's older people 2012-2021
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98 page PDF

3.0 MB

ISBN 978 1 78045 507 5
DPPAS 12233

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Executive summary

Chapter 1: Introduction
Demographic change
Financial resources
Wider Planning for an Ageing Population
Supporting health and social care
Housing benefit reform

Chapter 2: Our vision and commitments
The main principles
Our commitments

Chapter 3: Clear strategic leadership
Consultation with older people
Strategic planning
Local delivery
Demonstrating the benefits of housing and support

Chapter 4: Information and advice
Housing options
Scottish National Standards for Information and Advice Providers

Chapter 5: Better use of existing housing
Housing adaptations
Repairs, maintenance and keeping warm
Support to move home
Housing with care or support
Using personal resources to adapt and improve housing

Chapter 6: Preventative support services
Housing support services
Handyperson services
Housing's role in supporting local communities

Chapter 7: New build housing
Affordable housing supply
Building standards

Chapter 8: Conclusion

Annex A: Summary of commitments
Annex B: Summary of case studies
Annex C: Glossary



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