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News from Housing Proactive plus articles and insights on how to enhance outcomes for people with higher needs in the housing, health and social care sectors.
Daily contact to provide extra support to victims of domestic violence.
Over 7,000 women and children stay in a women’s refuge on average at any one time according to Women’s Aid. As these stays are not providing permanent homes many more are helped over the course of the year (in addition, tens of thousands access non residential support).
Alertacall provide our services to Women’s Refuges. As with other vulnerable groups our daily check establishes that everything is fine for the women and in their property. Along with all the valuable benefits our services provide we enable providers of women’s refuges to more efficient.
The temporary nature of the stays means it is not always known how long a woman may be resident. She may prefer to stay with friends or relatives, or return to her original home. When this occurs is not always known to the housing provider and can lead to properties being left vacant. Being able to reduce these voids means that more women can be helped with the same level of accommodation and resource, a critical benefit in a sector where demand for property far exceeds supply.
Improves contact with higher needs residents in sheltered, supported or general needs housing and reporting on housing related issues. Helps providers focus their staff time and resource.Read More
A preventative approach to integrated care that helps identify people with changing needs, improves transfers of care, medication and appointment compliance, and lowers admission rates.Read More
Delivers improved communication with higher needs people, allowing providers to devote more time to those people in greatest need.Read More
Gives individuals confidence to live independently without wearing a device. The only service centred around maintaining daily contact.Read More