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EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2017 - Get your vote in!

22/02/2017

With just 4 days to go before the deadline, we can announce that nominations have been received from 9,229 residents, visitors and staff of 1,140 retirement housing schemes managed by 193 housing providers!

Voting is easy. On your mobile phone, pad or computer, go to awards.eac.org.uk. Alternatively, click here to download a paper voting form.

Voting continues until 28th February, finalists will be announced in early March 2017, and the winners will be declared on Tuesday 16th May 2017 at the Awards celebration at Birmingham's Edgbaston Cricket Ground.

New research: The big family conversation

16/02/2017New research commissioned by Legal & General in conjunction with the Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC), reveals the big conversations that families are having about managing and supporting elderly parents and how they are planning the right balance of support and independence so crucial to later life. The big issues include housing, health, in house support and care.

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Older women’s cohousing group finally moves in!

Older women’s cohousing group finally moves in!

21/12/2016A group of pioneering women have set up the UK's first older women's cohousing project in High Barnet, north London.

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New HousingCare feature profiles housing providers and trade bodies

New HousingCare feature profiles housing providers and trade bodies

26/08/2016

Subscribers to HousingCare's Premium service now have the opportunity to create an organisation profile page explaining who they are and showcasing their housing developments. 

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Quality ratings featured on HousingCare care home pages

26/08/2016Independent quality ratings of care homes in England now show on this site.

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ARHM launches new Code of Practice

ARHM launches new Code of Practice

17/06/2016A new Code of Practice for the management of leasehold retirement housing in England came into force on 1 June 2016.

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Still time to book for ARCO's Inaugural Conference

Still time to book for ARCO's Inaugural Conference

30/05/2016ARCO, the Associated Retirement Community Operators, is delighted to announce that booking for its inaugural conference is now open.

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EAC and Care & Repair England launch new guide to commissioning advice services for older people

EAC and Care & Repair England launch new guide to commissioning advice services for older people

04/05/2016This guide is based on the experience of EAC FirstStop working with local FirstStop partners. It offers commissioners model clauses which can be used in specifications describing services providing housing and related care and finance advice for people in...

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EAC to jointly host 'Building Fairness' event with the Law Commission

EAC to jointly host 'Building Fairness' event with the Law Commission

13/01/2016EAC are to jointly host a 'Building Fairness' event on retirement leasehold charges, in partnership with the Law Commission.

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Finalists announced in EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2015

Finalists announced in EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2015

04/12/20154,069 residents of later life housing have participated in this year’s UK-wide consultation, resulting in today's announcement of the finalists in EAC's National Housing for Older People Awards 2015.

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