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10 housing questions to ask your health and social care partnership

In this blog, Zhan McIntyre, SFHA Policy Lead, shares 10 housing questions you can ask your health and social care partnership.

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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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Telling stories, making memories, creating smiles

Residents enjoy story-telling sessions. 

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Blackwood scores high with care watchdog

Blackwood’s Edinburgh unit has earned a Grade 5 rating, which signifies major strengths in its work.

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Improving wheelchair access in housing

First step to tackling shortage of wheelchair accessible homes.

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Milngavie development recognised at prestigious retirement housing awards

Bield’s Oakburn Gardens has received a bronze award in the annual EAC Housing Awards

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TEC in Housing Charter

Housing organisations across Scotland are being invited to learn more about Technology Enabled Care in Housing through a new Charter. Zhan McIntyre explains how you might be able to get the most from the Charter.

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Taking steps to prevent isolation and loneliness in later life

New path, gate and lighting at Trust Housing Association’s Airdrie development.

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Care provider commended by Scottish Government for technology enabled care system

CleverCogs™ is a digitally enhanced care and support system developed by Blackwood.

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People, Places and Partnerships: meet the speakers

9 April 2019 at The Hanover Conference Centre in Edinburgh.

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