Resource library

Read the latest reports from Homeshare UK. Some resources are only available to members.  
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.