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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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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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Allia C&C issues £3 million Scottish charitable bond to Ayrshire Housing

The loan supports Ayrshire Housing’s latest project in Ayr which is just getting underway.

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Adaptations Without Delay: improving access to adaptations

Jill Pritchard, RCOTSS-H (Housing Specialist Section) Scotland Rep, raises the profile of Adaptations Without Delay – guidance to help social landlords meet needs. 

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Trust Housing and Scottish Care launch new care cameo report

New report launched on challenges faced by Scotland’s ethnic minority older people.

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Edinburgh expands ‘home first’ model of health and social care

Edinburgh’s ‘home first’ approach sets out plans to shift health and social care systems to provide greater support for people in their own or familiar surroundings.

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Technology improving housing solutions for tenants

The TEC in Housing Charter has been developed to support and underpin the use of innovative TEC to create and deliver housing solutions

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Wellbeing boost in Queens Cross

Queens Cross Housing Association is merging all three services around one new brand – Queens Cross Wellbeing.

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Meeting the leadership challenge for Scotland’s health and housing

The six-month pilot, supported by the Scottish Government, will draw on the combined expertise of 16 leaders from the NHS, Local Government, and housing associations, with eight representatives from health and eight from housing.

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Scottish Living Wage impacting on support services

SFHA Housing Support Group September summary by Zhan McIntyre, SFHA Policy Lead. 

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