Health, wellbeing, and the older people housing agenda

Corporate author: Institute of Public Care at Oxford Brookes University

Publisher: Housing Learning & Improvement Network

Publication date: December 2012

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This paper explores the practicalities of delivering housing for older people and maximising the benefits to health and wellbeing. It is aimed primarily at Health and Wellbeing Board members and seeks to support them in their understanding of:

  • The impact of poor housing on the health and wellbeing outcomes of older people.
  • The strategic approaches they can take to influence the provision of housing and housing related services to improve the health and wellbeing of their older population.