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Designing extra care spaces with a focus on dementia

As one of the largest UK housing and care providers we are committed to creating inclusive communities and providing excellent care through our extra care services. Investing in research and development to understand the long-term needs of our residents and the communities we serve to provide high-quality support. In this blog post, during Dementia Action

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Lyreco supporting our GROW programme – George’s story

A difficult childhood, followed by years of addiction, homelessness and mental health problems, 50-year-old George Smith has had his fair share of ups and downs. But after 25 years of living on the edge, George has turned his life around. And, through Riverside’s GROW trainee programme, he’s using his own experience to help others. This is George’s story.

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Lyreco supporting our GROW programme – Eleanor’s story

Lyreco have been amazing in supporting the Street Engagement Hub by using their social value commitment to employ George. Without this commitment George would not have a job and the Street Engagement Hub would not have capacity to see so many vulnerable people, as there would not have been enough staff to cope with the demand.

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Riverside to carry out cost of living survey

We know that the cost-of-living crisis is a major challenge for everyone. So, during August 2022, we will be inviting around 18,500 customers across Riverside and One Housing, to take part in a survey. It aims to help us better understand the kind of cost-of-living challenges you are facing, how they are changing, what impact

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Changes necessary if Universal Credit is to work for people living in supported housing, says housing coalition

Riverside News Update

Providers responsible for more than a quarter of supported housing for people with experience of homelessness in the UK – Riverside, YMCA, St Mungo’s and The Salvation Army – have today released research, which outlines a number of difficulties their residents face when attempting to make and maintain a claim for Universal Credit. As a

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