Housing 21 developing a Œwhole systems¹ approach


Posted on September 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Research by the UK¹s eighth biggest domiciliary care provider shows that older people¹s first priority is peace of mind, followed by the freedom to choose the options they want and opportunities to live life to the full. In response, Housing 21 has developed a “whole systems”, holistic approach to older people¹s services, combined with a significant emphasis on the importance of quality housing and the engagement of the older person in the service being offered. Housing 21 offers a number of different options: Sheltered housing Some people see sheltered housing as a place to grow old but, at Housing 21, they see it as a place to enjoy life, activity and learning opportunities in retirement. They have a “service promise” to provide help with shopping and domestic tasks, transport, welfare benefits advice, social and physical activity and learning opportunities at each of their “courts”. In addition they have regional service development managers who work with court managers to develop additional individuali





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