Health and Social Care

Best Practice for Housing Sector in Health and Social Care Integration

October 10, 2014 by No Comments | Category Best practice

The availability of appropriate good quality housing and housing services has been identified as making an important contribution to the success of the integration of health and social care.

There are already a number of excellent examples of local authorities, housing associations and third sector organisations such as Housing Options Scotland and Care and Repair Scotland, working to deliver a better quality of life for their customers by linking housing services with health and social care initiatives.

Key areas such as prevention, housing options advice, personalisation, technology, homelessness and adaptations are all relevant when considering the role of housing in health and social care integration.

Some examples of good practice are detailed below:

For more information, email Margaret Irving in the Scottish Government Housing Directorate or contact on 0141 242 5441.


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