Blog: May 2015

Housing and Health – How can we achieve real integration?

by Tom Allen - on 27/05/2015

Preventative health strategies could be a unique role for housing providers wishing to integrate more with the health sector. HACT's Housing and Health Intern Tom Allen discusses how the housing sector needs to start addressing the health requirements of their customers.

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Why should Value for Money include social value?

by David King - on 15/05/2015

A year on from the release of the Social Value Bank, housing providers are preparing to include in their Value for Money statements, initial attempts to apply the HACT social values to their community investment activity. Needless to say some very large numbers have been calculated which may attract questions, in particular from those who aren't familiar with wellbeing measurement and social value.

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Supporting Children & Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing – can housing do more?

by Paula Lavis and Andrew van Doorn - on 15/05/2015

During Mental Health Awareness Week, Paula Lavis from the Children & Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, and Andrew van Doorn from HACT, ask how Housing Associations can engage with the mental health issues of their younger customers.

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Building evidence into housing

by Tom Allen - on 06/05/2015

Following our Groups 4 Health training, our housing and health intern Tom Allen considers the challenge of putting evidence into practice.

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Connected Home Consortium x LSBU Housing Hackathon

by Jay Saggar - on 05/05/2015

After participating in this jointly organised event, our Connected Homes Consortium Officer Jay Saggar comments on the session.

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