Homes for our old age – Independent living by design

Design Council, based on research commissioned by the Department of Health, conducted by the Women’s Design Service and the University of the West of England.

Publication date: 2009
Ranking: useful

The report will be of interest to those who commission, design and manage care in residential settings, including local authorities, registered social landlords and health trusts.  It features ten case studies of housing schemes for older people, each of which offers inventive design and management solutions linking home and social careHomes for our old age

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