About the Older Peoples Housing Champion’s network

Care & Repair England set up the national older people’s housing champion’s network to:

  • raise awareness of the scale and nature of the impact of poor and unsuitable housing on older people’s health and wellbeing
  • influence decision making and bring about improvements in policy & practice

Local champions share practice and keep an eye on the ground in their areas on housing and ageing issues, help to coordinate and stimulate local action and act as a source of local intelligence. Care & Repair England offers local champions support on this.

Local champions are: –

For details of the skills and interests of the local champions see Older peoples housing champions skills and interests August 2018

For information on the meetings of the network see Summary of meetings Older People’s Champions

For further information about the network contact Jane Minter Janeminter@careandrepair-england.org.uk