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Housing

Strategic Outcome 4 of The keys to life Implementation Plan (2015-2017) is ‘Independence: people with learning disabilities are able to live independently in the community with equal access to all aspects of society.’ The keys to life strategy recommended a review of Local Housing Strategies.

In 2017, SCLD commissioned Ipsos Mori to scope out housing services for people with learning disabilities, including support services.  Its aim was to explore the explore the current housing landscape for people with learning disabilities in Scotland. In doing so, it aimed to assess the extent to which housing can (and does) contribute to positive outcomes for people with learning disabilities with specific reference to The keys to life strategic outcomes.

The report was launched and key findings presented at an event in October 2017.  The Implementation phase for this work is under way, and will continue throughout 2018.

You can read more about the report, its key findings and recommendations, and the Implementation plan below.

Housing report

Improving outcomes for people with learning disabilities: Opportunities and challenges for housing