Homes for our old age

Independent living by design

Featuring 10 case studies of housing schemes for older people, each of which offers inventive design and management solutions linking home and social care.

Cover of Homes for our old age: Independent living by design

Being at home is what most people want in their old age. People want to retain a choice about where and how they live and to have a say over how they are cared for. They also want to keep their independence and stay connected to local communities and family networks.

Homes for our old age features 10 case studies of housing schemes for older people, each of which offers inventive design and management solutions linking home and social care.

The report will be of interest to those who commission, design and manage care in residential settings, including local authorities, registered social landlords and health trusts.

Published on 4 September 2009

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