Age Friendly Places and Lifetime Homes

 

Report on town planning for people with dementia  (Jan 17)

 A practical report on street design produced as a result of work with the Manchester Age Friendly Design Group  [Sept 2016]

Creating age-friendly cities. Useful Research brief from Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.

Age Friendly places guide,  Age UK, 2016

The House of Lords Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment report summarising its findings, Building Better Places. (Feb 16) One of the Committee’s conclusions is that ‘the link between people and place is lost in decision-making concerning the built environment. ……..and exert a long-term negative impact upon health and wellbeing’.

An online toolkit Towards Accessible Housing from Habinteg and the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) to help make accessible housing a national planning priority (2015 and regularly updated).

The World Health Organisation has an easy to follow checklist of the key qualities for an age friendly city in its Global Age Friendly City guide published in 2007.

Creating Age Friendly Places (2013) is a detailed report linked to the UK Urban Ageing Consortium

Lifetime Homes, Lifetime Neighbourhoods National Strategy for Housing in an Ageing Society is the national government strategy created by the previous administration in 2008 but contains a great deal of useful information about housing and support and is has not yet been replaced.