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.

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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

  • Lifelong housing solutions image

    Lifelong housing solutions

    16 December - Sue Adams, chair of Housing and Ageing Alliance of which Foundations is a member, wrote a blog on Inside Housing about meeting the needs of an ageing population. Read more
  • The Green Deal Home Improvement Fund

    10 December - More people will get help to improve the energy efficiency of their homes through a new release of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF). Read more
  • Information and advice services help older people live independently

    8 December - Older people will receive support to stay independent for longer thanks to a £1 million investment in housing advice services, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis announced on Friday. Read more
  • 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

Voice of the sector

  • Out of sight, out of help image

    Out of sight, out of help

    Regulation and mounting public expectation are pushing local authorities and utilities to do more for the fuel poor. But the most vulnerable are hard to find warns Malcolm Ramsay. Read more
  • Stay warm, safe and well this winter

    "Thank you for your contribution paid towards my heating repair. My daughter has special needs and we spent last winter huddled under sleeping bags trying to keep warm. Now next winter we will be warm." Read more
  • New Chair for Foundations' charitable arm FILT

    Stephen Burke replaces Baroness Kay Andrews as FILT Chair. 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

 

 

 

 

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