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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).


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.


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. 


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.


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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Enhanced safety for health and social care staff

Routine testing of workforce extended as more services resume. 


Blackwood tech roll out helps vulnerable during pandemic

Blackwood has provided its customers with tablets with accessible care technology and Wi-Fi access to help keep them more digitally connected.


£50 million for social care

Funding to help with additional COVID-19 costs.


Queens Cross "proud" of Wellbeing staff and service users

Housing association manager praises both staff and service users for their response to Covid-19.


Bield announces new board chair

Dr Lesley Holdsworth becomes Chair of Bield. 


Audit Scotland releases report on affordable housing programme

Evaluation of affordable housing programme pre-coronavirus pandemic. 


Pay rise for social care staff

Agreement between Scottish Government and COSLA. 


Update on devolved benefits

Update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on social security services in Scotland.

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