Tag: Hanover Housing Association

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. […]

11th August 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 […]

28th July 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 […]

6th June 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, […]

2nd June 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 […]

6th May 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 […]

23rd December 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 […]

14th December 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 […]

4th November 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 […]

19th October 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 […]

25th September 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, […]

16th June 2015 | By | Reply More
Hanover resident Doreen has the bonniest Easter bonnet

Hanover resident Doreen has the bonniest Easter bonnet

85-year-old Witham great-grandmother Doreen Green is celebrating Easter as the winner of an Easter Bonnet competition. Doreen’s design was declared the bonniest bonnet in a competition at Hanover Housing Association’s Helen Court Extra Care housing scheme. The competition was brought together by Helen Court Estate Manager Carol Leighton, who is known for going the extra […]

5th April 2015 | By | Reply More
A wannabe Banksy – aged 106

A wannabe Banksy – aged 106

A 106-year-old woman  from Barking, who has lived through the roaring 20’s and has vivid memories of  a German Zeppelin bombing Purfleet during the First World War, has dreams of becoming the next Banksy after taking her first arts class.   Former biscuit factory worker Lillian Twinley from Harp House, a Hanover Housing Extra Care scheme, […]

16th March 2015 | By | Reply More
Chinese New Year celebrated by Kent care home residents

Chinese New Year celebrated by Kent care home residents

Art enthusiasts from Regency Court, Bromley, Kent enjoyed a multicultural event with a difference last week as they unveiled their depiction of a Chinese dragon to celebrate Chinese’s New Year. Young at heart residents from the extra care housing development owned by Hanover Housing Association were treated to a day of festivities which included a festive meal, a review […]

23rd February 2015 | By | Reply More
Hanover Housing name new extra care housing development

Hanover Housing name new extra care housing development

A new housing with care (extra care) development in Stamford Hill has been given a name in a ceremony held on 13 January 2015.   Limetree Court is a Hanover Housing Association extra care housing development, created in partnership with Hackney Council. The purpose-built development, formerly named Buccleuch House, is situated in Clapton Common, close […]

14th January 2015 | By | Reply More
Residents celebrate £500K refurbishment of Haxby housing development

Residents celebrate £500K refurbishment of Haxby housing development

Residents from a housing development for the over 60s were celebrating today after their landlord; Hanover Housing Association completed a £500K refurbishment project at Hanover Court, Haxby Residents were joined by Hanover staff and representatives from Brewster Bye architects. Hanover Court has seen a significant transformation over the last few months. New cladding has enhanced […]

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