100 year life

Report
14/06/2018

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Inside you will find

  • Recommendations on an integrated approach to housing, planning and design to support people in later life.

This will interest

  • Central and local government
  • Developers
  • Planners
  • Designers
  • Lenders

This joint report from Design Council, Centre for Ageing Better and the Social Care Institute for Excellence calls for an approach to health, housing and care systems to help people to live independently as they age. It looks at how local people should be central to design, delivery and evaluation of services and the importance of developers, planners and local authorities creating age-friendly communities. 

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