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

HIA and HP Awards 2015

HIA and HP Awards 2015

The HIA and HP Awards are now open for entries. This year we are looking for applications across 7 categories, click here for more details.

 

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

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

Naidex National 2015

Naidex National 2015

Foundations has again partnered with Naidex, the largest event for independent living, and will run two free workshops for technical officers and occupational therapists on a range of issues involved in the design of adaptations. Find out more

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  • House hunters ruled by heart over head  image

    House hunters ruled by heart over head

    23 April - Passions have always run high when it comes to choosing a home but new research released today shows that letting your heart rule your head could end up costing thousands in unplanned maintenance costs. Read more
  • The heat is on to ensure warmer, healthy homes for everyone

    20 April - Central Heating Fund enables up to 8,000 fuel poor homes to stay warmer for less. Read more
  • New programme will help thousands of vulnerable people living in cold homes

    2 April - SSE has awarded FILT £850,000 in funding to improve the homes of vulnerable people through to March 2016. Read more
  • Foundations partners with Naidex to develop the skills of the HIA sector

    17 March - We will run two workshops for technical officers and occupational therapists on a range of issues involved in the design of adaptations. Read more

HIA sector news

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    What's in a name?

    Tim Nicol, Chairman at Lincolnshire Home Independence Agency explains the significance of their new name and why this will help people understand the ethos and the mission of the agency - more than just home improvements. Read more
  • New team development at Foundations

    Exciting, new opportunities are arising within Foundations' delivery team as we embark on a small programme to recruit to some key positions, including the search for a successor to Andy Chaplin (ahead of him giving up the Foundations Director post in the summer). Read more
  • WE Care & Repair partner with EAC FirstStop Advice

    Older people living in Bath & NE Somerset, Bristol and North Somerset will be able to continue to access independent and impartial information and advice about housing and care options and related financial questions. Read more

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