How redesigned housing solutions can improve health and wellbeing outcomes

A new report by the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and Tunstall Healthcare has addressed how commissioners and providers can deliver cost effective improvements in health outcomes, while focusing on quality and efficiency. The report, ‘Delivering housing, health and care outcomes’ is based on the collective discussions and examples from leaders across the sector, gathered at two summits held in March.

Based on the discussions presented by key industry figures, including representatives […]

Mark Prisk MP opens Riversmead flexicare scheme

Riversmead’s flagship flexicare housing scheme, Calton Court in Hertford, was officially opened by Mark Prisk MP, Minister for Housing.

Developed as part of Riversmead’s older people’s strategy, the new Calton Court comprises 53 one and two bedroom flats. It features communal lounges, bathing spas and treatment room, hair and beauty salon, laundry room and internet area with Wi-Fi facilities. The scheme also house’s local doctor’s surgery, Wallace House Branch Surgery, which is open to both Calton Court residents and the wider […]

By |April 5th, 2013|News|0 Comments

A design for assisted living

An article from Kevin Beirne, Group Housing Director of Housing Care and Support for One Housing Group, which discusses how telehealthcare will play a key role in the future of assisted living for residents, has appeared on The Guardian’s Housing Network.

Six years ago, One Housing Group decided to embrace telecare technology fully to make it a core part of their service offering. In addition to expanding their own services, they wanted to promote aspiration, independence and social mobility among residents, […]

By |February 22nd, 2013|News|0 Comments