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Meeting the sheltered and extra care housing needs of black and minority ethnic older people a Race Equality Foundation briefing paper

Meeting the sheltered and extra care housing needs of black and minority ethnic older people a... BETTER HOUSING BRIEFING 6 Meeting the sheltered and extra care housing needs of black and minority ethnic older people a Race Equality Foundation briefing paper Adrian Jones Independent Consultant Introduction special schemes for black and other minority ethnic elders, dependent on local need (Jeffery & Nearly a quarter of a century ago, Age Seager, 1993 p45). Concern and Help the Aged Housing Trust produced a report called Housing for Ethnic The following year, Anchor Housing published The Elders which contained a range of Numbers Game: Black and minority ethnic elders recommendations for addressing ‘housing and and sheltered accommodation (Jones, 1994). Like related problems among elders in ethnic the Age Concern and FBHO reports, this contained minorities’. One of these was that: recommendations on areas such as staffing, lettings, access policies and types of provision. housing associations should be encouraged to One of the recommendations made was that: undertake the development of special provision [for ‘ethnic elders’] (Age Concern and Help the the aim should be to extend the range of choices Aged Housing Trust, 1984 p12). available to black and minority ethnic elders, not to push them in a direction in which they may not In 1993 the Federation http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Housing Care and Support Emerald Publishing

Meeting the sheltered and extra care housing needs of black and minority ethnic older people a Race Equality Foundation briefing paper

Housing Care and Support , Volume 11 (2): 8 – Aug 1, 2008

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Emerald Publishing
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1460-8790
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10.1108/14608790200800016
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BETTER HOUSING BRIEFING 6 Meeting the sheltered and extra care housing needs of black and minority ethnic older people a Race Equality Foundation briefing paper Adrian Jones Independent Consultant Introduction special schemes for black and other minority ethnic elders, dependent on local need (Jeffery & Nearly a quarter of a century ago, Age Seager, 1993 p45). Concern and Help the Aged Housing Trust produced a report called Housing for Ethnic The following year, Anchor Housing published The Elders which contained a range of Numbers Game: Black and minority ethnic elders recommendations for addressing ‘housing and and sheltered accommodation (Jones, 1994). Like related problems among elders in ethnic the Age Concern and FBHO reports, this contained minorities’. One of these was that: recommendations on areas such as staffing, lettings, access policies and types of provision. housing associations should be encouraged to One of the recommendations made was that: undertake the development of special provision [for ‘ethnic elders’] (Age Concern and Help the the aim should be to extend the range of choices Aged Housing Trust, 1984 p12). available to black and minority ethnic elders, not to push them in a direction in which they may not In 1993 the Federation

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Published: Aug 1, 2008

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