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Housing For Older People

Posted: Apr 01, 2018 By: Housing Agency Research area:  Housing For Older People
Housing for Older People: Housing Agency Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government

This is a submission from the Housing Agency to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government on "Housing for Older People" on 27th April 2018.  

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Posted: Jan 01, 2018 By: Dr Kathy Walsh Research area:  Housing For Older People, Design
Dublin Age Friendly Housing with Support Model - Summary

This is a summary document of a report, jointly commissioned by Dublin City Council and the Housing Agency, contains the results of an evaluation of the first phase of the Inchicore Housing with Support Demonstration prototype. The overall aim of this housing project is to develop a new model of housing for older people where care, support and community dimensions are provided onsite, integrated into the community and designed with older people at the centre.  A toolkit was also developed to provide a guide for social housing providers interested in developing Housing with Support projects for older people.  The research and reports were completed by Dr. Kathy Walsh. 

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Posted: Jan 01, 2018 By: Dr Kathy Walsh Research area:  Housing For Older People, Design
How to Develop a Housing with Support Scheme for Older People: Framework Toolkit

This toolkit has emerged from research, jointly commissioned by Dublin City Council and the Housing Agency, which examined the first phase of the Inchicore Housing with Support Demonstration prototype. The overall aim of this housing project is to develop a new model of housing for older people where care, support and community dimensions are provided onsite, integrated into the community and designed with older people at the centre.  The toolkit was developed to provide a guide for social housing providers interested in developing Housing with Support projects for older people.  The research and reports were compiled by Dr Kathy Walsh.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2018 By: Dr Kathy Walsh Research area:  Housing For Older People, Design
Dublin Age Friendly Housing with Support Model

This report, jointly commissioned by Dublin City Council and the Housing Agency, contains the results of an evaluation of the first phase of the Inchicore Housing with Support Demonstration prototype. The overall aim of this housing project is to develop a new model of housing for older people where care, support and community dimensions are provided onsite, integrated into the community and designed with older people at the centre.  A toolkit was also developed to provide a guide for social housing providers interested in developing Housing with Support projects for older people.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2018 By: Roslyn Molloy and Isoilde Dillon Research area:  Housing For Older People
Thinking Ahead: Independent and Supported Housing Models for an Ageing Population

This report details 19 case studies of housing for older people across Ireland with varying scales of support services.  It showcases best practice examples of housing projects developed / being developed.  The report includes lessons learned from schemes developed and managed by local authorities, housing associations and by the private sector. 

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Posted: Jan 01, 2016 By: Amárach Research , Ronan Lyons , Lorcan Sirr and Innovations Delivery Research area:  Housing For Older People
Housing for Older People - Thinking Ahead

This research was commissioned by the Housing Agency and Ireland Smart Ageing Exchange (ISAX).  The report reviews the housing needs of an ageing population.  Specifically it  examines the current and future housing requirements and aspirations of Ireland's older citizens, it identifies what policy structures are required to meet these needs, and what are the likely policy implementation blockages and how might these be overcome.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2013 By: Housing Agency Research area:  Housing For Older People, Housing for People with a Disability
Review of the Housing Grants for Older People and People with a Disability

This report presents the findings of a Review Group which was convened by the Housing Agency to examine the Older Persons and Disability Grant Schemes for Private Houses and makes recommendations as to how the Grants can become more focused and targeted to those most in need.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2010 By: David Silke , Noëlle Cotter Research area:  Housing For Older People
Pilot Central Heating and Insulation Scheme for Older People Evaluation

The Pilot Central Heating and Insulation Scheme was targeted at 150 privately owned homes occupied by people over age 65 with incomes of approximately €30,000 or less per year in the Ballyfermot, Whitehall and Crumlin areas of Dublin. The intention of this scheme was to contribute towards the reduction in fuel poverty in Ireland and to facilitate older people to remain in their own homes and communities for as long as possible through associated health gains.  This report details the findings from the evaluation as well as providing some contextual information on similar initiatives.

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Posted: Jan 01, 2010 By: David Silke , Dr Vanda Clayton Research area:  Housing For Older People, Housing for People with a Disability
Evaluation of the Housing Adaptation Grant Schemes for Older People and People with a Disability

This report by the Housing Agency provides an evaluation of the housing adaptation grant schemes for older people and people with a disability to examine the effectiveness of the new schemes and to make recommendations for any necessary improvements. 

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