Latest News – Good Homes for Good Lives

By: Cresa  05-Apr-2012

26 March 2012

The Good Homes one day summit in Wellington on April 24 is the culmination of four years of research into safe and healthy housing for older people, led by the Centre for Research, Evaluation and Social Assessment (CRESA). The key focus of the Good Homes programme has been to identify how the home repairs and [..]

20 November 2011

The Good Homes project has hit the road with charrettes in Marlborough, Kawerau and Auckland to test the Repairs and Maintenance Assessment tool.   A charrette is a mix of presentation, workshop and debate to design a product. In this case the product is the Assessment Tool – a room-by-room checklist developed after five years of research [..]

7 November 2011

We are saddened that Brian Ponting of Kawerau passed away on Thursday last, but wish to acknowledge and celebrate his life of unremitting community service and the help and advice he has provided us when working within Kawerau.


Other news and updates from Cresa

05-Apr-2012

Repairs and Maintenance Summit Coming Up – 24 April 2012 – Good Homes for Good Lives

The Good Homes summit is an opportunity to present and review the findings with support service providers, housing providers, local and central government staff and funding organisations and showcase the practical tools that have been developed out of the research.


05-Apr-2012

On the road with the Good Homes project – Good Homes for Good Lives

In this case the product is the Assessment Tool – a room-by-room checklist developed after five years of research – to help older householders identify what work needs to be done on their home and who is the best person to do it. In the next 30 years there will be an increase in the number of older people who do not own their own home and landlords will need to be more aware of maintenance and repairs issues for this group.