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10 Housing Questions to ask your Health & Social Care Partnership

Health and Social Care Partnerships are organisations that have been set up to jointly provide health and social care services across Scotland. Every couple of years they develop an overarching plan of what they are going to invest in and what services they will provide.  In this blog, Zhan McIntyre SFHA Policy Lead share 10 housing questions you can ask your Health and Social Care Partnership.

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TEC in Housing Charter

Housing organisations across Scotland are being invited to learn more about Technology Enabled Care in Housing through a new Charter. Zhan McIntyre explains how you might be able to get the most from the Charter.

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Adaptations Update November 2018

Adaptations can help people with mobility issues and physical disabilities live safely in their own homes. Many SFHA members have highlighted that funding for adaptations has fallen short in recent years, meaning tenants have had to wait for adaptations that will help them live their lives safely and independently.  This article provides a short summary of recent activity relating to adaptations and encourages SFHA members to complete a short survey about their funding situations. 

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SFHA jointly commissioned research into 50,000 affordable homes target now published

A report into councils’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans (SHIPs) commissioned by SFHA, Shelter Scotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has now been published.

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How Housing can reduce impact of ACEs

NHS Health Scotland would like to raise awareness amongst its partners and stakeholders of adverse childhood experiences, also referred to as ACEs, which are stressful events occurring in childhood.

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Supporting Better Futures For All

Demonstrating impact of housing support services

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SFHA jointly commissioned research into 50,000 affordable homes target now published

A report into councils’ Strategic Housing Investment Plans (SHIPs) commissioned by SFHA, Shelter Scotland and the Equality and Human Rights Commission in Scotland has now been published.

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Viewpoint partners with charity help older people boost quality of life through online access

Viewpoint Housing Association partners with charity and training provider Tap into IT to give its tenants digital skills.

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Building Foundations for Healthy Housing

Matt Lowther, Head of Place and Equity at NHS Health Scotland, reflects on the Building Foundations for Health housing events that took place last autumn. 

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Launch of Technology Enabled Care in Housing Charter

The TEC in Housing Charter has been developed as part of the Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Ready Programme which is funded by the Scottish Government’s TEC Programme and hosted by the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA).

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Housing Support Group – supporting your vulnerable tenants

The Housing Support Group is a forum for SFHA members that offer housing support to their tenants. Yvette Burgess summarises the latest Housing Support Group and invites SFHA members to get in touch regarding future topics.

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Could this invention transform walking for the visually impaired?

The Ramble Tag helps to overcome the logistical and social issues involved in guiding somebody who is visually impaired.

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Student volunteers wanted in West Lothian

Bield is calling for more students to join the team at various locations around the county.

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Scottish Involvement Network

The network is for staff working across different areas in the third or statutory sectors who have an involvement remit within their work.

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