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Adaptations Update November 2018

Adaptations can help people with mobility issues and physical disabilities live safely in their own homes. Many SFHA members have highlighted that funding for adaptations has fallen short in recent years, meaning tenants have had to wait for adaptations that will help them live their lives safely and independently.  This article provides a short summary of recent activity relating to adaptations and encourages SFHA members to complete a short survey about their funding situations. 

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SFHA jointly commissioned research into 50,000 affordable homes target now published

A report into councils’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans (SHIPs) commissioned by SFHA, Shelter Scotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has now been published.

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How Housing can reduce impact of ACEs

NHS Health Scotland would like to raise awareness amongst its partners and stakeholders of adverse childhood experiences, also referred to as ACEs, which are stressful events occurring in childhood.

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Supporting Better Futures For All

Demonstrating impact of housing support services

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SFHA jointly commissioned research into 50,000 affordable homes target now published

A report into councils’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans (SHIPs) commissioned by SFHA, Shelter Scotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has now been published.

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Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness: Housing Association Round Table

The Scottish Government has written a draft strategy on Tackling Social Isolation and Loneliness. Consultation on this strategy closes on 29 April 2018. SFHA and GWSF are hosting a Housing Association Roundtable event to gather examples and views of members to feed into the SG consultation.

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Housing and Dementia

Promoting relevant events is one way SFHA supports members. A relevant event called Housing and Dementia  took place in June 2017 in Perth Concert Hall.

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Top marks from the Care Inspectorate

Blog by Maureen Tait, Sheltered Housing Services Manager, Port of Leith Housing Association

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Could this invention transform walking for the visually impaired?

The Ramble Tag helps to overcome the logistical and social issues involved in guiding somebody who is visually impaired.

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Student volunteers wanted in West Lothian

Bield is calling for more students to join the team at various locations around the county.

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Scottish Involvement Network

The network is for staff working across different areas in the third or statutory sectors who have an involvement remit within their work.

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Call for young and old volunteers in Dunbartonshire

Fancy making some new friends in your local area? Bield Housing and Care is looking for volunteers to support its tenants.

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Blackwood heads into the future with innovative new Blackwood House

Blackwood has launched a new innovative home as a taster for what specialist homes could look like in the future.

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Orkney Housing Makes a Stand against domestic abuse

Orkney Housing Association (OHAL) has joined forces with Orkney Domestic Abuse Forum to show its support of the Make a Stand campaign, which was launched last year by the Chartered Institute of Housing.

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