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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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New EAC FirstStop Evaluation - Making the case for impartial information & advice

New EAC FirstStop Evaluation - Making the case for impartial information & advice

26/11/2015EAC FirstStop, in partnership with Care & Repair England, are pleased to announce our 'Making the Case' brochure which summarises the results of an independent evaluation of local housing and care options advice services for older people which are working in partnership with EAC FirstStop and Care & Repair England, with financial support from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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Legal & General increases support for EAC Housing Awards

Legal & General increases support for EAC Housing Awards

15/07/2015Legal & General has offered to fund exploratory work to extend the scope of EAC's National Housing for Older People Awards and the consultation with residents that underpins them. The aim is to capture the views also of residents' families and scheme staf...

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New EAC/FirstStop blog provides forum for debate around I&A

New EAC/FirstStop blog provides forum for debate around I&A

10/05/2015EAC's new blog is aimed at people working in FirstStop’s field of information & advice for older people

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HOOP tool makeover unveiled

HOOP tool makeover unveiled

08/05/2015This week sees the launch of an upgrade to EAC’s popular online HOOP tool.

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Leading agencies make the case for independent information & advice

Leading agencies make the case for independent information & advice

25/03/2015A new report will help local authorities meet their Care Act duties.

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South Coast Almshouse Trust signs up to HousingCare service

South Coast Almshouse Trust signs up to HousingCare service

05/02/2015To coincide with the launch of its new website (http://www.thorngate.org.uk), Thorngate Almshouse Trust has become for first almshouse charity to subscribe to EAC's HousingCare Premium Service.

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Wellbeing survey

20/01/2015Help EAC and FirstStop better understand what wellbeing means to you by completing our short surveys. The results will form part of some ongoing research which will help us to improve the advice and assistance that we can offer.

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Residents celebrate awards for best housing for later life

Residents celebrate awards for best housing for later life

29/11/2014The best retirement and extra care housing – decided by the votes of older people themselves - won national recognition at an awards ceremony in Doncaster on 25th November.

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Nationwide commits further £100k to extend FirstStop project

Nationwide commits further £100k to extend FirstStop project

08/11/2014Nationwide has committed a further £100,00 to extend a project, piloted between January and September 2014, for a further 9 months. 

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