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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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EAC President hosts Art Awards celebration at House of Lords

EAC President hosts Art Awards celebration at House of Lords

12/10/2014The climax of this year's EAC Over 60s Art Awards was a celebratory afternoon tea event at the House of Lords on 8th October, hosted by EAC's President the Countess of Mar. 38 Award winners and highly commended artists were able to join the celebration, ...

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National Housing for Older People Awards 2014 – deadline for entries 15th September 2014

20/06/2014

A national consultation of residents of housing for later life.

Housing providers and scheme managers! Engage your residents in this UK-wide consultation using EAC's popular card game, and learn how they view your facilities and services in our confidential reports.

Entries will be receievd until 15th September. The Awards will be celebrated at Doncaster Racecourse on 25th November 2014.

Order our consultation packs now.

Phone 020 7820 3755 or email housingawards@eac.org.uk

Cost depends on the size of your sheltered, retirement or extra care housing scheme - only £50 +Vat on average.

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FirstStop ‘Home from Hospital Tool’ on the way

FirstStop ‘Home from Hospital Tool’ on the way

13/05/2014Welcome to the EAC FirstStop ‘Home from Hospital Tool’, an online resource designed to inform you of the support and assistance that may be available to you following a stay in hospital. Our tool is currently still being developed but we are keen to rec...

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EAC Art Awards 2014 at www.eacartawards.org.uk

EAC Art Awards 2014 at www.eacartawards.org.uk

15/04/2014EAC's Over 60s Art Awards have celebrated the creativity of amateur artists for the last 20 years, and this year's competition is now well under way.  The competition is open for entries until 6th June 2014. Results will be announced by the end of July, a...

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Take a break with McCarthy & Stone

Take a break with McCarthy & Stone

10/03/2014Retirement housing developer McCarthy & Stone is offering prospective purchasers a Spring mini-break with its "Come and stay for 2 nights for free" promotion covering 48 of its new retirement developments. "If you’ve been thinking about what living in ...

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Care & Repair England awarded £1m to expand Silverlinks

Care & Repair England awarded £1m to expand Silverlinks

03/03/2014Care & Repair England (C&RE) was able to announce last Saturday that its Silverlinks has been listed as one of the Big Lottery’s Silver Dreams Flagship projects. C&RE will receive £1m over 4 years to expand Silverlinks to other areas across the UK. Si...

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HousingCare brings you entertainers for every occasion

HousingCare brings you entertainers for every occasion

25/01/2014HousingCare's Entertainers' Directory busts into life this week after a complete makeover, and now features 800 Acts keen to perform in care homes, retirement complexes and day centres.

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