Presentation on theme: "Northamptonshire Community Housing Network Housing Training Programme 18 th October 2011 SESSION THREE."— Presentation transcript:
Northamptonshire Community Housing Network Housing Training Programme 18 th October 2011 SESSION THREE
Our Rules for Today 1.Listening to & Respecting each other 2. Only one person to speak at a time 3. Put your hand up to speak 4. Be willing to have a go at all exercises 5. Come to the sessions ready to start by 6.30pm
Today we will look at……
Home work from last time What we found out
Understanding Our Needs Housing needs & desires, Care / support needs and desires SESSION 3 – 18th Oct 2011
Session 3 – will cover…. What are your housing needs & desires What are your support or care needs How to get help with care / support Building a big picture of housing need how to work with Council’s & housing providers to make housing we want
Thinking About a Place to Live My Housing Needs
What are ‘Housing Needs’? These are the ‘things’ you need in to be in your home so that you can live there happily
Housing Needs You might need a certain number of bedrooms, or You might need a downstairs bathroom
Housing Needs You might need some adaptations or equipment to help you to live in your home
Housing Needs You might need to have a garden or to be near your work, college or family
Your Housing Desires These are what you want your new home to be like. Things you might dream of about your home
What do you need & want your home to be like?
Help to live in your home After you’ve thought about what home you need What support or care might you need so you can live there?
Support & Care to your Home When you live in the community, you may rent or own your home. Support or care can come to you. This helps you live where you want
Support & Care to your Home 1.Floating Support 2.Support Tenants 3.Live in Carers 4.Community Support Networks – Keyring 5.Community Volunteers 6.Good Neighbour schemes 7.Domiciliary care 8.Family support 9.Cleaner, cook, gardener, meal delivery 10.Assistive Technology
What help do you think you will need to live as you wish?
Housing Needs the Big Picture We need to understand the housing needs many disabled people have, so we can:- 1.Think how to best help each other 2.Work with partners 3.Create these homes together
Completing our Survey Form Please complete the Survey form today It will help us understand how people with disabilities want to live & how we can all work together to make this happen
Creating the Homes we want We can do this with:- Each other Local Council’s Housing providers & Landlords
Any Questions Any Thoughts Thank you – see you next time
Homework this week What home you need & want Please complete the form I send out to you and bring it next time or or post it to me at Delos head office, Thank you
To join the Community Housing Network contact Marion Turner on or look at our website