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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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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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