Presentation on theme: "Assistive Technology – Improving Care and Saving Money."— Presentation transcript:
Assistive Technology – Improving Care and Saving Money
The changing face of supported housing Need for change in Herefordshire Our vision – Henffordd Gardens Funding the model Features Questions
The changing face of supported housing
Need for change in Herefordshire Outcomes of Fletcher Report (2012) identified shortfall in quality sheltered housing Under supply of housing-based provision for people with dementia or learning disability Growth in people suffering with dementia by 2025, an increase of 67.7%
Need for change in Herefordshire Older population increasing higher than the national average (48% growth in people over 65 by 2025) Approximately 76.8% growth in people over 85 by 2025 A significant change in the way new developments will need to be funded, which will have a major influence on developing future provision Promoting Lifetime Homes
Our vision – Henffordd Gardens Enhanced Living Scheme, utilising assistive technology to – support life skills, reablement, lifetime care and independent living Priorities: Providing care and support under one roof Preventing deterioration of health conditions High quality supported housing Avoiding hospitalisation
Our vision – Henffordd Gardens Joint allocations policy with the local authority Single access point for services Accommodation to relieve acute shortage of hospital beds Administrative Hub – for the provision of other HHL services such as reablement and domiciliary care
Funding the model Worked with Support Solutions who supported our enhanced rents claim to the Local Authority Service Charges & Enhanced Rents covers concierge (12 hours), communal areas, proportion of team leader role, care and housing management
Funding the model Service delivered to individual not to the scheme Self-funders – meet criteria set out by LA and HHL Criteria – Over 55, cognitive impairment, require minimum 10 hours care & support per week
Henffordd Gardens - Features A multi-service delivery point for 30 properties with Telecare, Telehealth, on-site GP consultancy facilities, carers, concierge and housing support. Multi-use 3 bed accommodation for both hospital admission prevention and reablement for those being discharged from hospital.
Henffordd Gardens - Features Digital inclusion – free communal information kiosk with internet access Community living – digital noticeboards with news stories, scheme events, activities, groups, services, weather, etc. Housing services portal – reporting on calls handled by on-site and off-site services OK button for welfare checks
Henffordd Gardens - Features Tunstall’s MyWorld Grouped application for residents in an easy-to-use way for communication ( /messages), scheduling care visits, booking meals, home maintenance, finding out about community events, weather, etc.
Henffordd Gardens - Features Health & Social Care access point – facilities available for GP services, district nurse, social worker Concierge – 8am to 8pm, supported by Assistive Technology, intensive housing management, benefit advice, referral to support services, facilities management Café & Bistro – social enterprise eatery
Questions? Simon Herdsfield, Head of Customer Services Tel: