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Read more at: Mechanisms to increase housing land supply in England and Wales

Mechanisms to increase housing land supply in England and Wales

A recent review conducted by CCHPR identified measures taken successfully in other countries to bring land forward for housing (Monk et al, 2013). However, it showed that in England and Wales many of these mechanisms are already available or in place in some form. This new research funded by the...


Read more at: FirstStop evaluation ‘moving on’

FirstStop evaluation ‘moving on’

FirstStop Advice is a service providing information and advice about care and housing options in later life for older people, their families and carers. The Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research at the University of Cambridge is undertaking an independent evaluation of the FirstStop...


Read more at: FirstStop Evaluation Phase 1 Report

FirstStop Evaluation Phase 1 Report

This research project is evaluating the FirstStop information and advice service for older people, their families and carers that is funded partly by Communities and Local Government (CLG) and the Big Lottery Fund (BLF).


Read more at: Presentation of FirstStop evaluation research findings

Presentation of FirstStop evaluation research findings

Dr Gemma Burgess presented findings from the evaluation of the FirstStop information and advice service for older people at a series of conferences organised by Care & Repair. The conferences, ‘In our own hands: Improving information and advice for later life decision making’ were attended by...


Read more at: Evaluation of FirstStop: Phase 2 Reports

Evaluation of FirstStop: Phase 2 Reports

The reports present the findings from an ongoing evaluation by the Cambridge Centre for Housing and Planning Research, which is analysing and informing the development of the FirstStop service. The new initiative aims to provide older people, their families and carers with a one-stop shop for...


Read more at: Evaluation of the FirstStop information and advice service for older people, their families and carers - summary report

Evaluation of the FirstStop information and advice service for older people, their families and carers - summary report

A summary of the evaluation to 2012 was published, showing the continued success of the service. It was included as an insert in the 26th April issue of The House parliamentary magazine which is sent to all MPs and Peers.


Read more at: Evaluation of the FirstStop information and advice service for older people, their families and carers

Evaluation of the FirstStop information and advice service for older people, their families and carers

FirstStop is an initiative intended to explore ways and means of expanding the accessibility and reach of good quality information and advice (I&A) for older people, their families and carers around housing and care issues. Its value framework is about empowering older people to make informed...


Read more at: Latest Publications and Presentations

Latest Publications and Presentations

Complete list of latest publications and presentations (published in the last year), with the most recent at the top.


Read more at: Evaluation of the FirstStop information and advice initiative for older people: findings 2011/2012

Evaluation of the FirstStop information and advice initiative for older people: findings 2011/2012

A comprehensive information and advice service enabling older people to better plan ahead for their future housing and care needs is a key requirement if Britain is to cope successfully with its ageing society. The evaluation of FirstStop shows how it is helping older people to make difficult...


Read more at: Analysis of FirstStop local partner client case studies: Did clients benefit long term from the housing options support they received?

Analysis of FirstStop local partner client case studies: Did clients benefit long term from the housing options support they received?

FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service offering advice and information for older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). It is led by the charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC...