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Residents celebrate awards for best housing for later life

29/11/2014The best retirement and extra care housing – decided by the votes of older people themselves - won national recognition at an awards ceremony in Doncaster on 25th November.

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Nationwide commits further £100k to extend FirstStop project

08/11/2014Nationwide has committed a further £100,00 to extend a project, piloted between January and September 2014, for a further 9 months. 

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EAC President hosts Art Awards celebration at House of Lords

12/10/2014The climax of this year's EAC Over 60s Art Awards was a celebratory afternoon tea event at the House of Lords on 8th October, hosted by EAC's President the Countess of Mar. 38 Award winners and highly commended artists were able to join the celebration, ...

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National Housing for Older People Awards 2014 – deadline for entries 15th September 2014


A national consultation of residents of housing for later life.

Housing providers and scheme managers! Engage your residents in this UK-wide consultation using EAC's popular card game, and learn how they view your facilities and services in our confidential reports.

Entries will be receievd until 15th September. The Awards will be celebrated at Doncaster Racecourse on 25th November 2014.

Order our consultation packs now.

Phone 020 7820 3755 or email housingawards@eac.org.uk

Cost depends on the size of your sheltered, retirement or extra care housing scheme - only £50 +Vat on average.

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EAC Art Awards 2014 at www.eacartawards.org.uk

15/04/2014EAC's Over 60s Art Awards have celebrated the creativity of amateur artists for the last 20 years, and this year's competition is now well under way.  The competition is open for entries until 6th June 2014. Results will be announced by the end of July, a...

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Housing Minister Kris Hopkins visits FirstStop Advice

21/11/2013Housing Minister Kris Hopkins took time out this week to visit FirstStop HQ in London to see for himself how EAC delivers the national Advice Line service.

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EAC National Housing for Older People Awards 2013 celebrations in Birmingham

26/09/2013200 residents and staff of sheltered, retirement, extra care and assisted living schemes were joined by Awards sponsors and the EAC Awards team for a great celebration on 24th September at Birmingham's iconic National Motorcycle Museum.  Introduced by ...

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Ageing-in-Place UK Conference 2013

27/07/2013The ExtraCare Charitable Trust is jointly hosting a major international conference in September.

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National Housing for Older People Awards 2013


EAC is delighted to announce the 53 finalist housing schemes of its 2013 Awards sponsored by Legal & General and the Housing LIN.

See the list of finalists

Download the Awards programme and booking form.

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HousingCare.org update, spring 2013


This update is aimed in particular at housing and care home providers who will wish to know how we manage the new “Comments about…” service inviting visitors to our website (20,000 users every day) to place their comments on your facilities.

See also the latest news on the National Housing for Older People Awards 2013, and its deadline of 30th June.

And much more

HousingCare.org update Spring 2013 (pdf – 395Kb)

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Art Awards 2014!

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


Visit the Art Awards site

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