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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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RCOT launches Adaptations Without Delay Guidance

The overall aim of the guide is to reduce delays in the delivery of adaptations by providing tools that support a proportionate response.

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Trust recognised by Care Inspectorate

Trust Housing receives excellent and very good grades from Care Inspectorate.

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Fire safety in specialist housing – guidance scoping

The Scottish Government has committed to developing specific fire safety guidance for specialist housing providers. 

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Understanding ACEs: What does this mean for the housing sector?

Last year, hundreds of people from across the housing sector took part in the Housing, Trauma and Resilience Roadshow. Zhan McIntyre highlights some of the main learning from these events and shares the newly published report on understanding adverse childhood experiences and the housing sector. 

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Brighton pair’s innovative designs recognised

Friends and product designers Eli Heath and Pete Barr have been recognised with a Blackwood Design Award for creating the Enayball – a product that helps highly paralysed people create art.

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A life well lived at 101

Bield tenant Pat Mills celebrates his 101st birthday and shares the secret of his long life.  

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Gowrie Care’s Edinburgh resource hub secures over £300k of funding

Future of Gowrie Care’s resource hub in Edinburgh secured for next three years after receiving funding from the Edinburgh Integration Joint Board.

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Meet the Housing Scotland 2019 speaker: Ruth Glassborow

The SFHA’s flagship event, Housing Scotland 2019, takes place on 11 and 12 June at Radisson Blu Hotel in central Glasgow.

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