Help to Adapt

Central Scotland councils join Help to Adapt scheme

Homeowners across most of Central Scotland are being encouraged to make alterations to their homes to ensure it continues to meet future needs, as Inverclyde, West Dunbartonshire and Clackmannanshire join 12 other local authorities in supporting the Scottish Government’s Help to Adapt scheme.

Published 4 August 2016

Housing implications in spotlight as health and social care integration goes live

As legislation to implement the integration of health and social care in Scotland comes into force today, housing professionals are being encouraged to participate in a new Housing, Health and Social Care club to discuss the potential implications for the Scottish housing sector.

Published 1 April 2016

Shepherd appointed to advise Scottish Government’s Help to Adapt scheme

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has been appointed to advise the Scottish Government’s pilot Help to Adapt scheme following a competitive tender.

Published 7 March 2016

Cabinet secretary lends support to Link Group’s Help to Adapt pilot

An initiative which helps older people live independently at home for longer has been given support by cabinet secretary for social justice, communities and pensioners’ rights, Alex Neil.

Published 25 February 2016

Council urges homeowners aged over 60 to take advantage of Help to Adapt scheme

Argyll and Bute Council is calling on homeowners over the age of 60 to take advantage of a Scottish Government initiative designed to help older people live independently in their own home for as long as possible.

Published 7 December 2015

New Help to Adapt newsletter launched by Link

Link Group Ltd has launched a new electronic newsletter to provide information on the Help to Adapt initiative.

Published 2 November 2015

Blog: A challenge that we must embrace together

Housing and social security have a central role to play in the Scottish Government’s programme for government 2015-16, published this week. CIH Scotland policy and practice officer Ashley Campbell takes a look at the detail.

Published 3 September 2015

Help to Adapt scheme pilot launches

The Scottish Government's Help to Adapt scheme has been launched in twelve pilot local authority areas, with managing agent Link Group Ltd helping older people to adapt their home.

Published 13 April 2015