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by Deborah Fox - Shared Lives Plus, Heather Nielsen - Shared Lives Plus
last updated on 19 October 2017

The executive summary of Homeshare UK's 2017 report into the UK and Republic of Ireland's Homeshare sectors demonstrating significant growth in interest in Homeshare and in the number of operational schemes.

by Deborah Fox - Shared Lives Plus, Heather Nielsen - Shared Lives Plus
last updated on 14 September 2017

Homeshare UK's 2017 report into the UK Homeshare sector.

by Homeshare UK
last updated on 05 October 2016

A report of Homeshare scheme activity and practice in the UK.

by Homeshare UK
last updated on 05 October 2016

Frequently asked questions for those wanting to commission a Homeshare Scheme.

by Homeshare UK
last updated on 05 October 2016

A guide for policy makers responsible for public policy covering housing, health and social care, the economy and communities.

by NAAPS
last updated on 09 September 2016

A guide for commissioners interested in setting up a Homeshare programme in their area.

by Shared Lives Plus
last updated on 24 October 2016

Homeshare enables two unrelated people to share a home for mutual benefit. Typically an older Householder with a room to spare will be carefully matched with a younger person who will provide an agreed amount of support in exchange for their accommodation.

by Homeshare UK
last updated on 24 October 2016

12 May 2013 - Homeshare schemes let young people offer help and company to the elderly, in return for cheap lodgings. Everyone’s a winner.

by Jane Coffey, Oxford Brookes University
last updated on 24 October 2016

The Homeshare pilot programmes were funded by Section 64 grants from the Department of Health. Funding for the development and management of the Homeshare programmes in West Sussex and in Oxfordshire was awarded to the NAAPSUK.

by Novus
last updated on 05 September 2016

Age UK have also reported that 17% of older people have less than once weekly contact with family, friends and neighbours and a need for help with practical household activities that isn’t being met through council services.