Tag: Hanover Housing Association

Gloucestershire extra care housing up for national housing award

Gloucestershire extra care housing up for national housing award

An extra care housing development in the historic market town of Cinderford has been shortlisted for a major honour at this year’s National Housing for Older People Awards.   The Hanover Housing Association facility, Hanover Court, has been shortlisted in the ‘Best UK housing with care for 44 – 52 units’ category. The awards, which […]

March 21, 2017 | By | Reply More
Tesco customers vote to develop residential sensory garden scheme

Tesco customers vote to develop residential sensory garden scheme

A group of Cambridge residents living at Hanover Close in Bar Hill have been awarded £3000 from Tesco to help transform their outdoor communal area into a sensory garden that will be beneficial to older people who have sensory processing issues.   The awarding of the funding is thanks to shoppers from Tesco stores in […]

March 20, 2017 | By | Reply More
Three Hanover estates awarded top five standing by The Cinnamon Trust

Three Hanover estates awarded top five standing by The Cinnamon Trust

Three retirement housing estates owned and managed by Hanover Housing Association have won a national awards for being one of the most pet friendly housing estates in the UK.   Bishops Court, Teignmouth in Devon, Dornden Gardens, Chatham in Kent and Rope Walk in Bradford –upon-Avon were joined by estates from Wales & West Housing […]

March 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hanover staff and residents raise over £13K

Hanover staff and residents raise over £13K

Staff and residents from 60 retirement housing estates owned by Hanover Housing Association were celebrating today after the housing group’s Chief Executive Dame Clare Tickell presented Michelle Muir from Macmillan Cancer Support a cheque for over £13,000.   Residents from Maple Court, Consett in County Durham were part of a regional estate based initiative where […]

January 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Residents keep fit thanks to the Leyton Orient Trust

Residents keep fit thanks to the Leyton Orient Trust

Older people living at a supported housing development in Hackney, which is owned by Hanover Housing Association, are staying fit and healthy after the retirement housing provider joined forces with Leyton Orient Trust to provide exercise and wellbeing classes for residents.   The new initiative at Averley Court is largely thanks to Support Assistant Tunde […]

December 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Residents celebrate as Eddie ‘The Eagle’ lands in Stroud

Residents celebrate as Eddie ‘The Eagle’ lands in Stroud

Residents living at Hanover Lodge have welcomed a new communal space after their landlord, Hanover Housing Association, unveiled a new lounge area where residents at the Stroud estate can relax and unwind.   The purpose-built common room provides a warm environment where residents can meet up with their neighbours for coffee mornings and enjoy social […]

December 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Newnton Close residents join Caribbean Nurses to celebrate Black History Month

Newnton Close residents join Caribbean Nurses to celebrate Black History Month

Residents from Newnton Close, a Hanover Housing Association estate in Hackney, were treated to a cultural event with a difference when they played host to the Retired Caribbean Nurses and NHS travelling exhibition as part of Black History Month.   The exhibition celebrates the achievements and contributions of retired Caribbean nurses, chronicling their experiences from […]

October 20, 2016 | By | Reply More
Animal Magic as Hanover retains RSPCA award

Animal Magic as Hanover retains RSPCA award

For sixth year running, Hanover Housing Association has been awarded a Silver RSPCA Community Animal Welfare Footprint for its contribution to improving animal welfare across its estates. Hanover remains the only national housing association to achieve the prestigious accolade.   The success is thanks to Hanover’s continued commitment to the health and wellbeing of its […]

September 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hanover opens its first re-ablement care flat in Bradford

Hanover opens its first re-ablement care flat in Bradford

With hospitals coming under increasing pressure to discharge patients as quickly as possible, and the numbers of emergency re-admissions on the increase, Hanover Housing has launched a re-ablement care flat to help ease the transition for older people being discharged from hospital early in the Bradford area and to help prevent the risk of isolation. […]

August 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Fresh new look for Hanover Close in Bracknell

Fresh new look for Hanover Close in Bracknell

As a leading national provider for people aged over 55, Hanover Housing prides itself on its range of attractive and affordable homes.   So, when the organisation’s Housing Management Team noticed that residents of Hanover Gardens in Bracknell had started to grow weary of the décor and lighting in their common room, they immediately set […]

July 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Helping Hertfordshire’s older people hear more clearly

Helping Hertfordshire’s older people hear more clearly

With one in six people in the UK affected with hearing loss, and the number of people using hearing aids increasing, Hanover Housing Association has been working in partnership with the Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service (HHAS) to help older people in the county to service and repair hearing devices.   The initiative – part of […]

June 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hanover joins with RVS to help improve older health and wellbeing during National Volunteers Week

Hanover joins with RVS to help improve older health and wellbeing during National Volunteers Week

As funding for community based activities for older people comes under increased pressure, cases of loneliness and isolation are on the rise. To help combat this, Hanover Housing Association has been exploring different ways of improving the health and wellbeing of its residents.   When Carol Atkinson, a local manager at Fernbank Court in Selby, […]

June 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Hanover launches new short-stay guest suite to help support independent living

Hanover launches new short-stay guest suite to help support independent living

In a landscape where £ 7million people have been diagnosed with Parkinson disease and with a 28 per cent increase expected by 2020 in the UK alone; there is a growing need for housing providers and local authorities to provide preventative measures to help improve the health and well-being for the over-55s. Hanover Housing Association […]

May 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Surfs Up – Big Lottery funding helps older people get online

Surfs Up – Big Lottery funding helps older people get online

In a landscape where social isolation is common and financial pressure amongst older people on fixed incomes is increasing, Hanover Housing Association has been exploring different ways of encouraging its residents to enjoy the benefits of going online.   According to the ONS, 67 per cent of over-55s regularly use the internet, with the figure […]

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Rock of ages as Basingstoke residents celebrate the sounds of music with reminiscence concerts

Rock of ages as Basingstoke residents celebrate the sounds of music with reminiscence concerts

With Christmas fast approaching, residents from a retirement housing complex in Basingstoke have been getting into the festive spirit thanks to a series of reminiscence events held  in partnership with Anvil Arts and landlord Hanover Housing Association.   Over the past few weeks residents at Oakfields have taken part in themed musical concerts from the […]

December 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Full of Eastern promise – older residents stay fit and healthy thanks to belly dancing master classes

Full of Eastern promise – older residents stay fit and healthy thanks to belly dancing master classes

As the festive season approaches a housing development for the over 55’s in Nottingham has been encouraging its residents to improve their health and wellbeing by taking part in belly dancing lessons.   The classes which are run at Hanover Housing Associations Lillian Hind Court in Nottingham were created thanks to estate manager Pamela Rowland […]

December 14, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hanover’s innovative programme improves lighting levels for residents

Hanover’s innovative programme improves lighting levels for residents

With the clocks going back and darker evenings shortly upon us Hanover Housing Association has embarked on an estate improvements programme set to improve residents’ health and well-being by improving communal lighting and reducing carbon emissions at 322 properties in Hanover’s South region.   The planned works programme, which was rolled out across Surrey, Hampshire […]

November 4, 2015 | By | Reply More
Hanover retains its RSPCA Community Animal Welfare Footprint  for the fifth year running

Hanover retains its RSPCA Community Animal Welfare Footprint for the fifth year running

With loneliness and social isolation amongst older people on the increase, Hanover Housing Association continues to recognise the benefits pets can bring to later life.   For the fifth consecutive year Hanover has retained its RSPCA Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) and remains the only national housing provider to achieve this accolade.   The success […]

October 19, 2015 | By | Reply More
National provider of housing for older people releases annual report

National provider of housing for older people releases annual report

Hanover Housing Association has today published its annual report which reviews achievements and performance in 2014-2015. Within the last financial year the organisation has achieved some significant milestones. Following the appointment of Hanover’s new Chair Dr Stuart Burgess, Hanover has spent time developing its five-year strategic plan. As a national provider of housing for older […]

September 25, 2015 | By | Reply More
Celebrating Men’s Health week-Age is no barrier to being active and competitive

Celebrating Men’s Health week-Age is no barrier to being active and competitive

Age is no barrier to being active and competitive – as 68-year-old footballer proves in Men’s Health Week   The role for housing and housing providers in future ill health prevention and wellbeing strategies is growing as local health and social care budgets are being squeezed.   As a housing association for residents over 55, […]

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