London is building less than half of the specialist homes it needs as its population ages, Centre for London has found.
Housing-with-care offers significant societal benefits such as reduced costs to the NHS and greater housing efficiency, the report found.
The awards, organised by Foundations, have honoured organisations and individuals making homes safe and accessible for vulnerable people.
A strategy for delivering purpose-built housing for older people must be a ‘national priority’, the British Property Federation has said.
The Merseyside-based housing association Alpha Living has appointed its non-executive director Claire Taylor as its new chair.
The £5 million will help fund a ‘new model’ residential care home as well as independent living facilities within the ‘Future Homes’ project.
Thirteen has started construction work on Scholars Field, a new development of 81 bungalows for over 55s on Brierton Lane in Hartlepool.
Tolent has handed South Tyneside Housing Venture Trust the keys to Whitburn Towers, a 36-apartment development in the village of Whitburn.
John Sandford replaces Frances Street as chair of the Northern indepedent living specialists, while Sue Lock has been named vice-chair.
A Manchester housing association is hosting an innovation forum in January 2020 that will focus on the latest adult care…