Events and Consultations

EVENTS

There are currently no events planned.

PAST EVENTS

Small but Significant – Innovation, Impact and Evidence: Practical housing interventions to improve older people’s health and wellbeing

In July 2017 Care & Repair England with the support of the British Society of Gerontology (BSG) and the University of Manchester’s Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA), held a national conference in Manchester that examined the evidence, cutting edge practice and related policy in the field of increasing safe independence at home for older people through practical housing interventions, such as handyperson services.

The day highlighted innovation and opportunities in the gathering of evidence and the provision of practical housing services for older people.

The links between prevention of health and care need and housing interventions was explored, particularly reducing hospital admissions and extending safe independent living at home, alongside the key role of evidence and the emerging policy landscape.

There was a fantastic line up of contributors, including Department of Health, Centre for Ageing Better, The British Society of Gerontology, Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing and University of the West of England, alongside innovative commissioners, local authorities and service providers.

Speaker’s presentations:

[July 2017]

Health at Home -The Right Prescription. Reducing delayed transfers of care and increasing independence at home for older people through integrated housing interventions – 21st June 2016

In June 2016 Care & Repair England, with the support of Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) and the British Society of Gerontology (BSG), held a national conference in Manchester, Health at Home – The Right Prescription.

Presentations were given by the following speakers which can be downloaded by clicking on the name of the presentation:

The integration innovators – health & housing services in action:

National conference about Home Adaptations and Falls Prevention ‘Falling through the Gaps

In July 2015 Care & Repair England, with the support of the British Society of Gerontology (BSG), staged a national conference in London, Falling through the Gaps: connecting research, policy and practice in the field of ageing, falls prevention and housing interventions.

Presentations were given by Lord Filkin, chair of the Centre for Ageing Better, BSG, Public Health England, the Building Research Establishment & AGILE plus commissioners and providers.

Some of these presentations can be downloaded here:

Please find a summary report of Falling through the gaps – our national falls prevention and housing conference in partnership with the British Society of Gerontologists which took place earlier this year.

If you would like to offer further comments or want to let us know of any action you are taking in this area please contact Martin Hodges, Health and Housing Programme Lead at Care & Repair England – details on the last page of the summary. [October 2015]

CONSULTATIONS

Care & Repair England responds to consultations from policy makers to influence decisions about housing and the related services which affect the lives of older people.

Here are links to our recent submissions:

Mayors London Housing Strategy

  • Final Report  – click here.    [May 2018]
  • Care & Repair England’s submission to the draft strategy – click here. [December 2017]

House of Lords Intergenerational Fairness and Provision Committee

  • Care & Repair England’s online submission – click here [September 2018]

NHS Plan Consultation

  • Care & Repair England’s online submission – click here [September 2018]

Housing for older people inquiry

  • The final report can be found here.
  • Inquiry reopened into supply of housing for older people by the Department of Communities and Local Government Select Committee – click here.
  • Care & Repair England has submitted its response – click here.

NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Below are the guidelines and standards developing and developed and our responses.

Older people’s experience in adult social care services

  • Comments on topic engagement for quality standard – click here.  [March 2018]
  • Final guideline published – click here. [February 2018]
  • Comments on the draft guidelines – click here. [September 2017]

Older people with Social care needs and multiple Long term conditions

  • Quality Standard – click here. [September 2016]
  • Comments on Quality Standard Social Care needs and multiple Long term conditions – click here  [May 2016]

Intermediate Care and Re-ablement

  • Intermediate care quality standard published – click here. [August 2018]
  • Comments on the Quality Standard topic engagement – click here. [November 2017]
  • Final guidance published – click here. [September 2017]
  • Comments on draft guidelines – click here.  [May 2017]

Dementia

  • Comments on Topic Engagement for Quality Standard for dementia – click here [October 2018]
  • Final guidelines published – click here. [June 2018]
  • Comments on draft guidelines – click here. [January 2018]
  • Final Scope published – click here. [October 2015]
  • Comments on draft scope – click here. [July 2015]

Falls prevention

  • Comments on draft quality standard for falls prevention – click here. [August 2016]
  • Comments on draft topic overview for quality standard – click here[April 2016]

Older people: independence and mental wellbeing

  • Final Quality Standard published – click here. [December 2016]
  • Final Guidelines published – click here. [December 2015]
  • Comments on draft guidelines – click here. [July 2015]

Older people with learning disabilities

  • Comments on key areas for quality improvement for the Quality Standard – click  here. [August 2018]
  • Final guidelines published – click here. [April 2018]
  • Final Scope published – click here. [December 2015]
  • Comments on draft scope – click here. [September 2015]

Older people with social care needs and multiple long term conditions

  • Comments on draft quality standard – click here. [May 2016]
  • Final Guidance published – click here. [December 2015]
  • Comments on draft guidelines – click here[July 2015]

Preventing excess winter deaths and morbidity

  • Final Quality Standard published – click here [March 2016]
  • Comments on draft quality standard – click here [March 2015]

Transitions between inpatient settings and community care or care home settings for adults with social care needs

  • Final Quality Standard published – click here [December 2016]
  • Comments on draft quality standard – click here [May 2016]
  • Final Guidance published – click here [December 2015]
  • Comments on topic guide for quality standard – click here [December 2015]
  • Comments on guidelines – click here [August 2015]

Lords Select Committee on the Built Environment

  • Report published – click here [February 2016]
  • Submission from Care & Repair England – click here [October 2015]