Policy paper

Joint action on improving health through the home: memorandum of understanding

Shared commitment to joint action across government, health, social care and housing sectors on improving health through the home.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Document

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to support joint action on improving health through the home

Details

This memorandum of understanding (MoU) is between a number of government bodies and organisations in the health, social care and housing sector. It sets out:

  • a shared commitment to joint action across government, health, social care and housing sectors, in England
  • principles for joint working
  • the context and framework for cross-sector partnerships, nationally and locally
  • how to design and deliver healthy homes, communities and neighbourhoods
  • how to design and deliver integrated and effective services that meet the needs of individuals, carers and families
  • a shared action plan

The organisations signed up to this MOU are:

  • Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)
  • Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH)
  • Care and Repair England
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
  • Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH)
  • Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)
  • Department of Health (DH)
  • Foundation Trust Network (FTN)
  • Foundations
  • Homeless Link
  • Homes and Communities Agency (HCA)
  • Housing Associations’ Charitable Trust (HACT)
  • Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN)
  • Local Government Association (LGA)
  • National Housing Federation (NHF)
  • NHS England
  • NHS Property Services (PropCo)
  • Public Health England (PHE)
  • Skills for Care
  • Sitra
Published 1 December 2014