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Insights

21
Nov

Adapting to New Places

As part of his research, Sumedh interviewed people from different communities to learn more about their experiences in the home to help inform research on how people adapt to new places.
08
Nov

Adapting to Different Cultures

Many organisations working in the public sector can increase communication efficiency when they understand and connect cultural differences that might contribute to miscommunication, writes Aniruddha Patil.
04
Nov

Disabled Facilities Grant and Diversity

The recent DFG guidance has lots of advice to practitioners to involve applicants and their family and design ‘person-centred’ services. People experience disability, services and their home in different ways.
03
Nov

New network launched to support local authorities in improving poor-quality homes 

The Centre for Ageing Better is launching a new network of local authorities looking to work collaboratively to address the nation’s inadequate housing stock. 
23
Aug

Common Parts Consultation

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists and Foundations ran a joint consultation event in July and based on that feedback Foundations have submitted a formal response.
22
Aug

£2m research to study impact of place and stigma on older disabled adults

New research exploring the impact of stigma on fuelling inequalities experienced by UK disabled adults in later life has secured funding of £2m.
22
Aug

Reducing Carbon Footprints: First steps towards Carbon Neutrality

In this blog, Daniel Rankine outlines how Foundations aims to help reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions across the adaptations sector by promoting sustainable methods, materials, technologies and sharing best practice.
25
Jul

The importance of data in decision making

In a non-leadership role, you will take cues from the leaders in your organisation but when you’re the leader who do you take your cues from? In this blog Roy McNally discusses his experience and the importance of data and metrics.
21
Jul

Responding to the needs of people with dementia

Foundations Policy Executive Yasmeen Hussein provides an update on housing policy and people living with dementia.
12
Jul

HIA Quality Mark

In this blog, we explore the purpose and benefits of the HIA Quality Mark and speak to Jo Irving, manager of the HIA at Yorkshire Housing, who explains what getting the Mark means for her and her team.