What is a home improvement agency (HIA)?

What is a home improvement agency (HIA)?

Not sure what HIAs are and why they are an essential part of integrated care? Watch this short video

Care Act Roadshow

Care Act Roadshow

Find out what the underpinning principles of the Care Act are, understand the changes brought by the Act and explore the exciting opportunities it brings for the housing support sector. Leeds 4 Nov, Birmingham 5 Nov, London 11 Nov. Book here

FILT

FILT

Are you looking for financial help for adaptations, repairs, home improvements, heating and insulation measures? Foundations Independent Living Trust (FILT) operate funds to help older and vulnerable people stay independent. Visit their new website www.filt.org.uk

Integration Toolkit

Integration Toolkit

Visit our Better Care Fund page for a range of BCF resources, including our Housing, Health and Care Integration toolkit.

HIA Case Manager

HIA Case Manager

Online demo and latest updates available, plus find out about all the modules available. Read more

Astral Consultancy

Astral Consultancy

Astral delivers consultancy services dedicated to housing and older people, that provide the national and local public sector with a wide range of business options and service development services.

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Quality Mark accreditation process revised and refreshed!

Quality Mark accreditation process revised and refreshed!

Foundations has recently revised and refreshed the Quality Mark to bring the process up to date and in line with sector priorities. Read more

Latest news

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    Gas Safety Week 2014

    15 September - Gas Safety Week is a national safety campaign to raise awareness of gas safety in the UK's 23 million gas fuelled homes. It runs from 15 - 21 September 2014 and is co-ordinated by Gas Safe Register. Read more
  • £82m programme to reduce isolation of older people

    10 September - The Big Lottery Fund has allocated £82m to reduce social isolation among older people as part of its six-year Fulfilling Lives: Ageing Better programme. Read more
  • Age UK publish new report 'Housing in later life'

    8 September - Unsuitable housing is leaving thousands of older people facing unnecessary delays in being discharged from hospital, according to new analysis by Age UK. Read more
  • Wrong message, wrong audience: why housing's offer to healthcare is unheard

    18 August - Foundations Development Manager Roy McNally explains how the housing sector can better package its offer to health. Read more

Voice of the sector

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    Contributions to reports and consultations

    At Foundations we are currently involved and are preparing responses to the following consultations: Read more
  • St Vincent’s prepares vulnerable residents for return of colder months

    As the summer draws to an end, the St Vincent’s Homecare & Repair Team will be on hand to ensure warmth is at the heart of the home for vulnerable residents across Ribble Valley, Pendle and Rossendale. Read more
  • Bringing cash into the community

    Income and Benefits Maximisation, together with charitable funding searches are a crucial component of the HIA service, and one that doesn’t always receive the credit it deserves. We asked three HIAs in the North West of England for their experiences in this area. Read more

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