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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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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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Have your say: Place Standard Tool

NHS Health Scotland wants to hear your views on the Place Standard Tool by 11 October.

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Berwickshire Housing Association hosts virtual dementia bus

Tour bus helps staff and volunteers understand what it may be like to have dementia. 

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“State of the art” flats in Gala address needs of growing elderly population

The 39 new state of the art extra care flats will be built by Hart Builders and will help to meet housing need in the Borders.

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Book your place at the SFHA Housing Support Group

Zhan McIntyre, SFHA Policy Lead invites you to join Housing Support colleagues to talk about housing support.

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