Hanover Scotland

North Lanarkshire’s green-fingered pensioner celebrates another fruitful season

A 74 year old pensioner who transformed a small disused patio area at his North Lanarkshire sheltered housing complex into an impressive garden producing everything from potatoes and leeks to tomatoes and strawberries is celebrating another successful season.

Published 8 September 2017

New housing accommodating varying needs of older people in Elgin complete

Hanover Scotland has taken delivery of a new development for older people in Moray, which has been purpose built to provide innovative, high quality services, including dementia, wheel chair adapted and Extra Care facilities.

Published 9 August 2017

First Minister meets residents of pioneering ‘community care’ housing complex

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was given an official tour yesterday of one of Hanover Scotland’s brand new housing developments for older people in Moray that uses pioneering design and research to bring health care back into the community.

Published 18 July 2017

Hanover Scotland draws on tenant engagement

For the last year, staff, customers and representatives from the Board of Hanover Scotland have been working on a strategy to enable more innovative, meaningful and fun ways of engaging with residents and service users.

Published 6 June 2017

Forres pensioners have a ‘hoot’ during owl visit

It was a ‘hoot’ of an afternoon when residents at a Hanover Scotland very sheltered housing development in Forres were treated to a visit from some very special feathered friends.

Published 23 May 2017

Local MSP opens £1.6m East Renfrewshire supported housing development

Jackson Carlaw MSP has officially opened Hanover Scotland’s brand new £1.6 million amenity housing development in East Renfrewshire which will provide state-of-the-art accommodation for older people in the area.

Published 26 April 2017

Local MSP meets residents of Saltcoats sheltered housing development

Kenneth Gibson MSP met with residents of a Hanover Scotland sheltered housing development in Saltcoats as part of a tour to view a series of major upgrades and improvements to the fabric of the building.

Published 25 April 2017

Haymarket Group signs up to housing association scorecard pilot

Eighteen housing associations in Scotland - including the Haymarket Group of associations - have agreed to take part in a sector scorecard pilot to benchmark a range of business health and efficiency measures.

Published 3 April 2017

Link named in Top 100 companies for diversity

Link Group has been named 49th in the National Centre for Diversity’s UK Top 100 Index 2017.

Published 30 March 2017

Dunblane Primary pupils bridge generation gap with local pensioners

Pupils at Dunblane Primary School are bridging the generational gap by organising regular meet-ups with residents from a local housing association for older people.

Published 16 March 2017

Regulator publishes inquiry report into complaints handling

A national inquiry report into how social landlords handle complaints has found that while most landlords have accessible complaints policies and handle complaints well, some could do more to promote their complaints policy, and make better use of feedback.

Published 1 March 2017

Housing associations call for long-term plan for supported housing

Three of Scotland’s largest housing associations have joined together to urge the Scottish Government to find a long-term solution on how to fund supported housing to better meet the challenge of an ageing population and help with better integration of health and social care services across the country.

Published 27 February 2017

Ardrossan residents mark milestone anniversary with afternoon of celebrations

Residents at a sheltered housing complex in Ardrossan were treated to an afternoon of celebrations to mark a major anniversary in the history of the site.

Published 21 February 2017

Hanover Scotland chief executive appointed as first chair of HouseMark Scotland

Housing sector data and insight provider HouseMark Scotland has this week appointed its first chairperson.

Published 16 February 2017

Lottery grants fresh funding to older people project

An innovative project which helps disadvantaged older black and ethnic minority people has received lottery funding of £337,000, enabling the project which is supported by housing associations Trust, Hanover and Bield to continue improving older people’s lives.

Published 20 January 2017