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

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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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

  • Plans to improve out of hospital care for the elderly and vulnerable will reduce emergency admissions image

    Plans to improve out of hospital care for the elderly and vulnerable will reduce emergency admissions

    15 July - Following a review of the first set of local plans for the Better Care Fund, a renewed agreement has strengthened a commitment to bring health and care service providers closer together to make joint decisions, ensuring more people receive joined-up, personalised care closer to home. Read more
  • Big Energy Saving Network – Grant Offer Fund

    9 July - The Department of Energy and Climate Change announced the launch of the 2014/15 Big Energy Saving Network, a £1 million programme of training, support and grant funding for eligible third sector organisations and community groups. Read more
  • Government's response to the 'Ready for Ageing' report - one year update

    2 July - The report highlights the Government's plans to make our country a great place to grow old in. Read more
  • Home Improvement: Tackling poor electrical safety in the private rented sector

    Electrical Safety First published a joint report with Shelter, looking at electrical safety standards in privately rented homes. Read more

Voice of the sector

  • Turn GP surgeries into one-stop-shops for health and social care image

    Turn GP surgeries into one-stop-shops for health and social care

    At the moment it feels like the answer to virtually all of society’s woes is ‘get GPs to prescribe…’. Want to make people happier? Get GPs to prescribe books. Read more
  • Lincs HIA joins forces with local providers to deliver county wide wellbeing services

    Beating national organisations to contracts means local providers striving to offer a more attractive solution, as a county-wide effort in Lincolnshire has shown, says Mick King Read more
  • Andy Chaplin's blog

    Social prescribing can help commissioners to effectively deliver preventative healthcare. Read more

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