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Planning for the future of older people accommodation in Powys

Case study | March 2017

This case study highlights good practice in taking a wider system approach to planning for the future accommodation needs of an ageing population in Powys.

It describes the approach taken by Powys and its partners to developing a comprehensive understanding of the current and future accommodation based needs of its ageing population, drawing together qualitative and quantitative data about its housing and care homes, to inform a system wide strategic approach articulated within a market position statement.

The case study draws out the lessons from this activity and concludes with recommendations for other local authorities as they develop a similar strategic approach. It includes illustrative pages taken from the March 2017 version of the Powys Market Position Statement: Accommodation for an Ageing Population.