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

Our Care Act Roadshows in Leeds, Birmingham and London have been a great success thanks to everyone who attended. Presentations are now available 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.

Read more.

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

  •   New research reveals lack of awareness of charitable grants and effects on those in financial hardship image

    New research reveals lack of awareness of charitable grants and effects on those in financial hardship

    19 November - New research from Turn2us has revealed a stark lack of awareness of the support available through charitable grants amongst people in financial hardship. Read more
  • Lack of support after hospital doubles readmissions for older people

    17 November - Older people returning home from hospital without enough support are more than twice as likely to be readmitted within three months, according to a new report released today. Read more
  • Care Act Roadshow success

    Thank you to everyone who attended the Care Act Roadshows in Leeds, Birmingham and London. Read more
  • Warrington HIA profiled in the new NHS Clinical Commissioners report

    5 November - We are thrilled to see the work of an innovative and pro-active home improvement agency featured in a report highlighting successful CCG case studies. Read more

Voice of the sector

  • District-led housing service integration will save £15m image

    District-led housing service integration will save £15m

    Sandra Whiles, CEO at Blaby District Council talks about a very ambitious housing support project that aims to bring savings of £15m Read more
  • Andy Chaplin's blog

    The 2014 Care Act is a big opportunity for the housing sector. Statutory guidance published last week (setting out how the Act will work in practice) refers extensively to the role of housing and home-based support in preventing poor health and wellbeing. Read more
  • Pendle couple enjoying warm home for first time in 40 years

    Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson has visited a local elderly couple who are enjoying central heating in their home for the very first time after receiving support from a warmth scheme. Read more

Hot topics

Better Care Fund - explore the changes brought by the Better Care Fund

 

Adaptations and DFGs - find the latest best practice and allocation details

 

Dementia - discover all the latest information

 

Energy - all the latest information on ECO and Green Deal

 

 

 

 

Foundations are currently working with...