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SFHA Responds to Scottish Government FOI Consultation

SFHA has submitted a brief response to the Scottish Government's consultation considering further extension of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA).

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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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Blackwood customers get chance to adapt homes

Blackwood has been awarded £710,000 in Stage 3 Adaptations funding for 2021-22, allowing it to install a range of supportive equipment including new accessible kitchens and accessible showering via wet rooms.

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Supporting Independence at Home

7 December 2021, 16:00 - 17:15

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Proposals for National Care Service for Scotland

In her blog, SFHA Policy Lead Eileen McMullan talks about the proposals for a National Care Service (NCS), following the conclusion of the consulation process. 

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New Chair for Hanover Scotland

Gary Devlin will replace Mike Martin as Chair of Hanover Scotland. 

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An introduction: SFHA Near Me in Housing Lead

In her blog, Fiona McCrae, who recently joined SFHA as Near Me in Housing Lead, introduces herself to the sector and discusses her new role and how Near Me in Housing Video Appointments can benefit housing associations and co-operatives. 

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Choice and options in homeless response

Homeless Network Scotland will explore the theme of choice at it's annual conference, taking place between Tuesday 5 and Thursday 7 October 2021. 

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Seeing as others see is key to designing for dementia

With ever-growing numbers of people affected by dementia, there is expanding evidence showing the impact of physical environment on wellbeing. Whilst legislation sets out design principles; in reality, seeing as others see and designing with empathy are key to effective design.

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Digital Telecare for Scottish Local Government launch new housing pathway

The Pathway, split into eight phases, has been aligned with the TEC in Housing Charter.

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