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Health, Wellbeing and the Older People Housing Agenda

Briefing Paper | December 2012

This Briefing Paper is the second of three produced by the Institute of Public Care (IPC) for the Housing Learning and Improvement Network to provide a concise overview of key issues highlighted in the joint IPC/ADASS/Housing LIN resource pack, 'Strategic Housing for Older People: Planning, designing and delivering housing that older people want'.

This paper is aimed primarily at Health and Wellbeing Board members and seeks to support them in their understanding of:

  • The impact of poor housing on the health and wellbeing outcomes of older people.
  • The strategic approaches they can take to influence the provision of housing and housing related services to improve the health and wellbeing of their older population.

For further information please contact Juliet Bligh at IPC


Tel: 01225 484088