OF MORE THAN MARGINAL INTEREST  DEMENTIA IN LOCAL HOUSING ASSISTANCE POLICIES  FEB 2021   WRITTEN BY YASMEEN HUSSEIN
FOUNDATIONS About Us Foundations is the National Body for Home Improvement Agencies in England. This means that we   re co...
CONTENTS Executive Summary   4  Key Recommendations   6  1. Introduction   8  2. Literature Review     10  2.1   No Triump...
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Executive Summary  assistance policies, practically  through  Rapidly evolving public discourse on diver...
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Survey responses from both local authorities and Occupational Therapists around the country indicates th...
KEY RECOMMENDATIONS Key Recommendations  Conclusion III  Conclusion I  The aspirations and experiences of people living wi...
KEY RECOMMENDATIONS Conclusion V  Conclusion VII  Small is beautiful.  Effective local housing assistance policies  Recomm...
1 INTRODUCTION       By 2020 we would like to see an increased number of people with dementia being able to live longer in...
1 INTRODUCTION Clearly, dementia is a growing national  these needs are actually experienced.  challenge and as the popula...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW  2.1 No Triumph, No Tragedy  living in tragedy or living well as people   s lived  The way we talk abo...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW approach positions understanding of dementia  highlighted the necessity of appropriate housing  within...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW care homes.  2.3 Responding to Diversity  Evidence has increasingly emphasised the importance of the p...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW the services they are commissioning and  makers to move to a more differentiated and  providing comply...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW APPG  The APPG recommended   The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia  APPG  is a cross party gro...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.3 b  LGBTQ   This has contributed to stigma within the LGBTQ  community surrounding dementia. Many L...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW who are hospitalised do not go back home  further in this Report.  but instead end up in residential c...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW increase in excess deaths between March     June 2020 compared to those in the rest of the UK.33  2.5 ...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW home, Disabled Facilities Grant processes often fail to adequately consult these carers within their e...
2 LITERATURE REVIEW local authorities suggests that the DFG should be facilitating the independence of citizens in their h...
3 METHODOL0GY  3. Methodology  Sources of evidence included   3.1 Methodology  Quantitative analysis of DFG data from the ...
3 METHODOLOGY containing a large number of Occupational  have a published housing assistance policy.  Therapists. Furtherm...
4 RESULTS  4. Results 4.1 DFG Data Analysis  Figure 1.039 39   Unpublished DELTA Return. 2017. Available through  Foundati...
4 RESULTS Figure 1.0 shows that only 3  of the National DFG programme goes to people whose primary disability is dementia....
4 RESULTS Of the 279 local housing assistance policies recorded, only 80 note dementia as a specific condition within thei...
4 RESULTS 4.3 a  BAME  Fragmented Services 1  of the available 279 local housing assistance policies failed to mention BAM...
4 RESULTS Delivering more culturally sensitive services may include   living with dementia. Care planning, including plann...
4 RESULTS 4.3 b  LGBTQ   Fragmented Services The results for LGBTQ  inclusion in local authorities    housing policies wer...
4 RESULTS Initially developed as innovation project led by  The parallel between LGBTQ  inclusive  Alzheimer   s Society, ...
4 RESULTS containing 5,000  members overall, both contain a large number of Occupational Therapists. It received 20 respon...
4 RESULTS 4.4 b  Types of Adaptations Housing authorities were asked if they fitted dementia specific adaptations and what...
04.RESULTS 4 RESULTS  Figure 4.2 Housing authority officers appear more likely to favour changes to the physical fabric of...
4 RESULTS with dementia due to increasing amounts of  a recognition from very experienced OTs that  dementia-specific trai...
4 RESULTS  Figure 4.3       South Oxfordshire      Oxford City  dementia. 44  claimed that in most cases their       Walsa...
4 RESULTS As a collection of audio-diaries produced by people with dementia, this project includes opinions on housing by ...
4 RESULTS Furthermore, she notes the absence of consultation with customers during or following the introduction of adapta...
5 STARTLing  5. STARTLing  5.2 STARTLing Analysis  5.1 STARTLing Insights  All recognise the rising statistics of people w...
5 STARTLing Seeing people on time       Triage to determine whether need is    complex    or generic  probably based on  I...
5 STARTLing communities of interest.       Oxford City   s Safe and Secure Grant covers small adaptations for people with ...
5 STARTLing Customer feedback and inclusion in research       Carrying out client satisfaction surveys following works car...
6  POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS  6. Policy Recommendations  Conclusion II   6.1 Conclusions and Policy Recommendations  Demograp...
6  POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS  Conclusion III  The legitimate aspirations and highly personal experiences of people living wit...
6  POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS Conclusion V        Questions about planning for incapacity and death and challenges of accommod...
6  POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS       Housing authorities should consider the importance of simple and subtle adaptations  in bo...
6  POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS       Alongside any monitoring of the primary disability for which the grant is given, authoriti...
6  POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS       Support must be made available to the person with dementia and their families and carers. ...
6  POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS  Clearly, whilst there are a few areas of  housing, health and social care inequalities and  goo...
7 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS  7. Acknowledgements  related which he has and continues to provide me with.  7.1 Acknowledgements  I  ...
7 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Furthermore, I would like to thank David  generously helping, supporting and advising  Truswell and Cla...
8 FURTHER INFORMATION  8. Further Information       https   nationaldementiaaction.org.uk   8.1 Further Information  LGBTQ...
9 ADDENDA  9. Addenda 9.1 Survey for local Housing Authorities Questions Q1. Do you offer a specific grant for those with ...
9 ADDENDA Q5. If answered    Yes    to question 4  How ex-  actly do you alter these designs  Please tick all -  which app...
9 ADDENDA 9.2 Survey for Occupational Therapists Questions Q1. Which daily activities do those with dementia struggle with...
9 ADDENDA Q10. Do you feel that you see people at the right time after someone is diagnosed with dementia   -  Yes - most ...
9 ADDENDA would not be helped by the carers it was a horrendous time . There needs to be care packages introduced earlier ...
9 ADDENDA was outstanding, the first home was not great at all. He went to The Glen Nursing Home in Baildon, Google them i...
9 ADDENDA  The Task  What have you set out to achieve   The Action  What do you do  What adaptations do you put in place  ...
9 ADDENDA 9.5 Images  p.39  Credit to photographer Laura Fuhrman  With special thanks to the Centre for Ageing  p.47  Cred...
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