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Inclusive housing in an ageing societyInnovative approaches$
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Sheila Peace and Caroline Holland

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9781861342638

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.001.0001

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Integrated segregation? Issues from a range of housing/care environments

Integrated segregation? Issues from a range of housing/care environments

Chapter:
(p.146) Seven Integrated segregation? Issues from a range of housing/care environments
Source:
Inclusive housing in an ageing society
Author(s):

Brian McGrail

John Percival

Kate Foster

Caroline Holland

Sheila M. Peace

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0007

This chapter discusses three types of housing provision that represent different stages in the evolution of policy on housing the general population and those defined as ‘vulnerable’ — high-rise housing, sheltered housing, and care housing for people with dementia. It highlights developments and issues for these three types of housing and care environments and examines whether and how age-segregated environments affect older people's interactions within and beyond their immediate accommodation. In addition, the three studies provide differing views of how accommodation and support may be offered in the future and raise questions regarding the interface between people and places and what it tells about technological and social management systems.

Keywords:   housing provision, high-rise housing, sheltered housing, care housing, dementia, age-segregated environments

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