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Award for ‘dementia friendly’ Birthwaite Sheltered Housing Scheme

Birthwaite Sheltered Housing Scheme has been recognised at a Northern Housing Consortium awards ceremony for ‘Building Healthier Communities’. The prize was collected by Alison Kinnon (Assistant Director of Customers & Communities) and Tina Armitage (Senior Scheme Manager) at the Northern Silver Screen awards in Blackpool on 9th June 2016. Housing an ageing population is a massive […]

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Changes to sheltered services underway

South Lakes Housing (SLH) is planning changes to its sheltered service to older residents in order to make it more sustainable and affordable in the future. It has recently consulted residents living in its 12 sheltered schemes about delivering  the service in a different way, possibly introducing a new ‘Independent Living Service’ to be made […]

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Heating partnership wins top award

South Lakes Housing’s (SLH) heating partnership with Rogerson Homeserve has been awarded a Gold Award at the Morgan Lambert Gas Safety Awards 2016.  The team collected the accolade at the Annual Gas Safety Conference on 2nd June 2016. Rogerson Homeserve has worked in partnership with SLH since 2012 and the contract includes gas servicing and […]

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Baroness to Visit South Lakes

The Chair of the National Housing Federation Diana Warwick is coming to the South Lakes on 28th April to see for herself the local housing challenges and the good work being undertaken by housing associations. Her trip will include visiting a number of development sites, checking the progress of flood recovery work at one of South […]

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Flood Affected Residents To Move Back Into Sheltered Housing

Elderly residents are due to start moving back in to flats at their sheltered housing scheme in Windermere after being flooded out during Storm Desmond in December. Eight ground floor flats, along with the communal lounge and kitchen areas, were flooded at the South Lakes Housing (SLH) owned Birthwaite sheltered accommodation during the height of […]

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