Training and Skills - New for 2014

Training and Skills - New for 2014

 New training courses now available: Trusted Assessor Skills, HHSRS and Benefits Training. Click here for 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

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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HIA and HP Awards 2014

HIA and HP Awards 2014

Entries now open for Home Improvement Agency and Handyperson Services Awards 2014. Click here to find out 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 2014

Naidex National 2014

Foundations and Naidex are official partners for 2014 and we will be supplying CPD content in the Industry & Commerce Theatre as well as having a presence in the exhibition hall. The show will be a great opportunity to network with colleagues and share best practice. Register to attend here.  

Latest news

  • National charity Turn2Us launches 'Benefits Awareness' campaign  image

    National charity Turn2Us launches 'Benefits Awareness' campaign

    17 Apr - For the last four years, Turn2Us’ Benefits Awareness Month has raised awareness of the support available to people who are experiencing financial need. This year's Benefits Awareness Month is focusing on the increasing problem of in-work poverty. Read more
  • Transforming Primary Care - Safe, proactive, personalised care for those who need it most

    16 Apr - From September 2014, over 800,000 people with the most complex needs will experience a step-change in their care, with GPs developing a proactive and personalised programme of care and support tailored to their needs and views – the Proactive Care Programme. Read more
  • Department of Health to publish new policy on primary care for older people

    14 Apr - The team within the Department of Health leading on the development of the Vulnerable Older People’s Plan will publish a paper – No One Left Alone – setting out a vision for proactive, integrated and patient-centred out-of-hospital care for over-75s. Read more
  • Pooled budget for Better Care Fund to be increased from £3.8bn to £5bn

    10 Apr - The care and support minister has confirmed that a £5bn pooled budget to deliver integrated health and social care services is to be made available for councils and NHS commissioners. Read more

Voice of the sector

  • HIA and HP Awards 2013 retrospective image

    HIA and HP Awards 2013 retrospective

    Last year the award for Excellence in Delivering Energy Efficiency and Tackling Fuel Poverty went to Bolton Care and Repair. Between April 2011 and March 2013 the agency had assisted over 1000 fuel poor vulnerable residents. Read more
  • Ministerial visit to West of England Care and Repair

    The HIA sector had a real chance to set out its stall last Friday as Stephen Williams, Minister for Communities and Local Government, undertook an official visit to West of England Care and Repair. Read more
  • Sector Showcase - Warrington HIA

    Watch our interview with Geraldine Kiddle, manager at Warrington HIA - Agency of the Year in 2013. 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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