This report argues that councils and providers should be given the tools by government to incentivise and accelerate the development of retirement communities as they could play a preventative role in addressing the adult social care funding crisis and keeping people out of hospital longer.
This report argues that parks deliver more than £6.6 billion of benefits each year, including £2.2 billion in avoided health costs, and that for every £1 spent on parks in England an estimated £7 in additional value for health and wellbeing and the environment is generated.
The Leeds Neighbourhood Network (LNNs) support older people to remain living independently and to participate in their communities through a range of activities and services that are provided at a neighbourhood level. This snapshot report evaluates the LNN, especially in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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