Homes for Cathy Commitments


Homes for Cathy Commitments Sign Up Peter Bedford Housing Association has signed up to the Homes for Cathy Commitments. It is a great tool to help develop our policies and practices and an aspirational standard we can work towards. Here are Homes for Cathy Commitments that we have signed up for: To contribute to the development and execution of local authority homelessness strategies. To operate flexible allocations and eligibility policies which allow individual applicants' unique set of circumstances and housing history to be considered. To offer constructive solutions to applicants who aren't deemed eligible for an offer of a home. To [...]

Homes for Cathy Commitments2019-03-01T10:58:43+00:00

Reducing the barriers to healthcare for Hackney’s homeless and vulnerable adults


Local housing providers and commissioners should work together to develop a service that streams health and social care information on digital screens where homeless people live or congregate, a a recent report from Peter Bedford Housing Association (PBHA) has recommended. The study, conducted as part of Healthwatch Hackney and the City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group’s Fund for Health project, explored the barriers vulnerable and homeless adults face in accessing good health and social care in Hackney. Lack of accessible information - along with money and transport - were among the significant barriers service users faced in obtaining the support they needed. [...]

Reducing the barriers to healthcare for Hackney’s homeless and vulnerable adults2014-12-01T14:49:38+00:00
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