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EAC Housing Awards 2017


10,229 residents, staff and visitors of housing for later life have participated in this year’s UK-wide nomination. See more about the Awards and the celebration on 16 May 2017

New research: The big family conversation

16/02/2017New research commissioned by Legal & General in conjunction with the Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC), reveals the big conversations that families are having about managing and supporting elderly parents and how they are planning the right balance of support and independence so crucial to later life. The big issues include housing, health, in house support and care.

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Older women’s cohousing group finally moves in!

21/12/2016A group of pioneering women have set up the UK's first older women's cohousing project in High Barnet, north London.

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New HousingCare feature profiles housing providers and trade bodies


Subscribers to HousingCare's Premium service now have the opportunity to create an organisation profile page explaining who they are and showcasing their housing developments. 

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EAC to jointly host 'Building Fairness' event with the Law Commission

13/01/2016EAC are to jointly host a 'Building Fairness' event on retirement leasehold charges, in partnership with the Law Commission.

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Finalists announced in EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2015

04/12/20154,069 residents of later life housing have participated in this year’s UK-wide consultation, resulting in today's announcement of the finalists in EAC's National Housing for Older People Awards 2015.

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New EAC FirstStop Evaluation - Making the case for impartial information & advice

26/11/2015EAC FirstStop, in partnership with Care & Repair England, are pleased to announce our 'Making the Case' brochure which summarises the results of an independent evaluation of local housing and care options advice services for older people which are working in partnership with EAC FirstStop and Care & Repair England, with financial support from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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Legal & General increases support for EAC Housing Awards

15/07/2015Legal & General has offered to fund exploratory work to extend the scope of EAC's National Housing for Older People Awards and the consultation with residents that underpins them. The aim is to capture the views also of residents' families and scheme staf...

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New EAC/FirstStop blog provides forum for debate around I&A

10/05/2015EAC's new blog is aimed at people working in FirstStop’s field of information & advice for older people

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Leading agencies make the case for independent information & advice

25/03/2015A new report will help local authorities meet their Care Act duties.

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Art Awards 2014!

View all the winners as well as photos of the Awards event at the House of Lords.


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