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Shaping the future of specialist supported housing

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Reside is to play its part in shaping the future of supported housing in England, following our letter to the new Housing Minister. Government officials are joining us and fellow members of the Learning Disability Housing Network at our November meeting to discuss our views and concerns, to feed into an ongoing national review of…

Starts at Home Day

Friday, 30 August 2019

Last year on Starts at Home Day I wrote a celebratory piece about all the wonderful things I have seen happen in Supported Housing over my career – the lives changed, the independence gained. And this year I still feel celebratory about all the amazing achievements of supported housing. As an organisation I know making…

Further social care regulation can’t replace lost funding
Guest blog from Steve Harris

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Recent headline-grabbing news articles raise issues around funding and regulation in the social care sector. Steve Harris, Business Development Director at Reside Housing Association, considers the implications. I was struck by two particular pieces of news in recent weeks. One was a report from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services which highlighted that,…

Reside staff turn out to show support for Mental Health Awareness Week

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Reside staff wore green as a gesture of support for the activities taking place across the country for Mental Health Awareness Week. We invited staff attending our quarterly meeting this week to wear green as part of discussions about mental health awareness being put top of the agenda.

Keys handed over to Reside for more properties to provide homes for disabled people

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

We have taken ownership of a further two properties in a block of flats in Norwich to provide specialist housing for disabled people. At Reside we work closely with support providers to ensure people with disabilities can live independently in their communities. We have already provided homes for four people in the block in Norwich…

Taking time out to tackle challenges

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Turbulent times, alongside unsettled weather, highlight the need to restore inner calm and thinking space. Reside Housing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Diane French, discusses how she and her team tackle challenges in a fast-changing world. At the time of writing my last blog, it was not quite spring but I was looking forward to the…

New look website launched

Thursday, 11 April 2019

Our website has been given a fresh new look to make it easier for visitors to find what they are looking for. We have launched a dedicated are for tenants where people can report a repair, download documents useful for tenants and find out about ways to get involved with our work. There is a…

Get the inside story on all we do at Reside in our new corporate brochure

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

We have launched a new corporate brochure to showcase the excellent work taking place at Reside. Our approach to ensuring disabled people live in the most suitable housing involves working with partners to ensure people can live independently in their community with the right care in place. Our new brochure explains all about how we…

Life lessons lay robust foundations for survival

Friday, 15 March 2019

A rigorous stress testing workshop provided food for thought for Reside Housing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Diane French. Here she reflects on resilience, life experience, risk management and lessons learned. It is an interesting, if sobering, experience to think about all the things that might take you under. The more difficult question of course is…

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