Nobody's listening: The impact of floating support on older people living in sheltered careNOBODY'S LISTENING. THE IMPACT OF FLOATING SUPPORT ON OLDER PEOPLE LIVING IN SHELTERED HOUSING

Nigel King, Jenny Pannell and Ian Copeman
Help the Aged, 2009

The move to floating support models for older people is seen by some providers and some local authority commissioners as a more effective and better use of limited resources, although there are differences of opinion on this which are explored in greater detail in the main report.

At the centre of the debate are three questions:

Help the Aged felt it important to find the answers to these questions, focusing as they do on a change that has been causing concern to many older people and their families, as well as to some housing and support providers.

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