City academic to chair a new Older People’s Housing Taskforce, announced as part of the government’s Adult Social Care Implementation plan.
Professor Julienne Meyer CBE is to chair a new Older People’s Housing Taskforce, announced as part of the government’s Adult Social Care Implementation plan, published by the Department of Health and Social Care.
Julienne is a leading expert in care for older people, and is the co-founder of My Home Life and Professor Emerita of Nursing at City, University of London (where My Home Life England is based).
The 12 month taskforce will work across housing, heath, and care sectors to drive an increase in the volume and range of housing options and it will make recommendations to the Government.
The panel is expected to include up to 14 members with expertise from the social and private retirement sector, local government, adult social care, and from investors and developers.
Housing Minister, Rachel Maclean, said:
Older People’s Housing Taskforce Chair, Professor Julienne Meyer, said:
Minister for Care, Helen Whately, said: