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Counting the Cost: The case for making older people’s homes safe

Ageing Better’s new report found that by removing the most serious risks to people’s health and safety from the country’s poorest quality homes where the head of household is 55 or over would result in savings to the NHS of nearly £600 million per year.

  • Homes
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Finding funds, fixing homes: local authority approaches to paying for home improvements

This research has produced three reports which we hope will serve as a useful resource for local authorities interested in expanding the financial support they offer their residents.

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Measuring impact: Top tips on how to show the difference your home improvement services make

This briefing contains a series of ‘top tips’ and ideas to support your work to show the impact of your service – what it does and how your service achieves what it sets out to do.

  • Age-friendly Movement
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Living in a cold home: A Good Home Network briefing

This briefing outlines some of the challenges and proposes potential solutions to help home improvement services to support people living in cold homes.

  • Homes
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Home improvement policies: A compendium of home improvement initiatives from 1950 to 2023

This report is a compendium of past and current policy interventions designed to improve housing quality in England.

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Lost opportunities: A decade of declining national investment in repairing our homes

This report outlines the decline in national investment in home improvement, the consequences and what we need to do next.

  • Homes

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