Blog: June 2016

How to investigate the bottom line

by Christina Knudsen - on 28/06/2016

As our Community Investment and Bottom Line research project concludes, our Data Scientist Christina Knudsen reflects on the project and the initial key findings.

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Mapping your assets

by David King - on 23/06/2016

HACT's Social Impact Adviser David King talks about how Community Insight can be used to effectively identify and map assets.

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A basic need: affordable housing and mental health

by Ian Bradshaw - on 08/06/2016

In this blog, originally published on the Centre for Mental Health website, Ian Bradshaw reflects on the role of affordable housing for people with mental health problems and presents the findings from two works recently published by the Centre: the ‘More than Shelter’ report and the ‘Briefing 49: a basic need’.

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Are we doing the right thing to help people with Hoarding Disorder?

by Peter Molyneux - on 03/06/2016

Hoarding is now recognised to be one of the most common mental health disorders affecting between 1% and 5% of the adult population. Peter Molyneux, our partner from Common Cause Consulting, invites housing providers to engage in the discussion addressing Hoarding Disorder in a more comprehensive and innovative way.

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Building the case for housing as supporting a good old age

by Meredith Fendt-Newlin, Michelle Cornes, Jill Manthorpe and Jo Moriarty - on 02/06/2016

The group of researchers from the Social Care Workforce Research Unit at King’s College London introduce the newly published ’Living well in old age. The value of UK housing interventions in supporting mental health and wellbeing in later life' report commissioned by HACT on behalf of a group of six social housing providers.

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