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Recent Policy Briefings

A new Integration Briefing, Innovation in home adaptations – a fresh chance considers how the substantial increase in national funding for home adaptations offers opportunities to improve integration and meet performance targets, particularly reducing delayed transfers of care.

A briefing which explains the  changes, clarifies responsibilities and highlights opportunities for integration from the Care Act [2015]

Briefing which explains the changes, clarifies responsibilities and highlights opportunities for integration now that the Disabled Facilities Grant funding is paid to local councils through the Better Care Fund [2015].

‘Cameo’ descriptions of innovative local practice in the provision of home adaptations, including DFG delivery:  West of England Care & Repair; Walsall Independent Living Centre; Sunderland Care & Repair; Suffolk Orbit Care & Repair; Middlesbrough Staying Put; Knowsley Centre for Independent Living [June 2015],  Ealing and Wigan [Sept 2015]

Briefing from Care & Repair England which analyses the references to housing in the Care Act Guidance is available here


Archived Policy Briefings 

Integration Transformation Fund (2013)

Housing Standards Consultation (2013)

Welfare Reform Briefing (2012)