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Can self-funders afford housing with care?CAN SELF-FUNDERS AFFORD HOUSING WITH CARE? A GUIDE FOR PROVIDERS AND COMMISSIONERS

Ian Copeman and Jenny Pannell
Housing LIN, 2013

The guide draws on extensive research with self-funding HWC residents and with commissioners and providers and:

The guide will also be of importance to those organisations participating in the Department of Health Care and Support Specialised Housing Fund, bidding to develop specialised housing for older persons and people with disabilities particularly where potential residents will include self-funders of housing, care and other services.

The guide draws on outputs from recent Joseph Rowntree Foundation funded research and resources from the Housing Learning and Improvement Network:

The guide seeks to provide an understanding of the affordability ‘maze’ self-funders face based on the issues and evidence from our Affordability, Choices and Quality of Life in Housing with Care study and from discussions with commissioners and providers as part of developing this guide. Particular attention is given to how the policies and practices of local authority commissioners and providers affect and impact upon the affordability of HWC for self-funders.

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FULL GUIDE / PDF 44 pages 818 kb Download Publication.

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