Help us plan future housing and support around you

We want to know what is important to you when thinking about your future housing and support.
 
If you are aged 55 and over, or have a need for accessible housing, we would like to hear from you!
 
The results from this survey will be used to plan for future housing and support services.
 
Prize draw with a chance for 4 people to win a £50 shopping voucher!

This research is being conducted for Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council by independent researchers, the Housing Learning and Improvement Network. www.housinglin.org.uk

If you require a paper copy of the questionnaire, any assistance with filling in this questionnaire, or an alternative format, please contact: research@housinglin.org.uk or 07860 608920
 
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: Friday 29th April 2022
 
We anticipate this survey will take 13 mins of your time.

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* 1. Which of these applies to your home?

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* 2. What type of housing to do you live in?

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* 3. How long have you lived in your current property?

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* 4. What are the biggest challenges with respect to your current home circumstances?

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* 5. Please tell us about any changes and adaptations that you have had done or need to make to your current home.

Click here for information about the council's Home Improvement Agency. They can help to repair, improve, maintain or adapt the home to meet changing needs. 

  Already have I need but don’t have
Stair lift
A lift
A downstairs bathroom
Features or adaptations that make it easier to move around inside (e.g. wider doorways, extra handrails)
Features or adaptations that make it easier to use the bathroom (e.g. a wet room / level access shower)
Features or adaptations that make it easier to use the kitchen
Relocation of sleeping arrangements
Improved access such as ramps
Assistive technology devices such as pendants, alarms, detectors, and sensors

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* 6. Are you considering moving home in the future?

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* 7. If you were to consider moving home or if circumstances forced you to move, what type of property would you prefer?

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* 8. How many bedrooms would you need in the property?

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* 9. If you were to consider moving, where would you like the accommodation to be located?

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* 10. If you were to move, which areas would you consider moving to?

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* 11. What are the most essential aspects that a property would need to have for you to consider moving?

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* 12. Are there any barriers which prevent you from moving?

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* 13. In principle, if your circumstances required it, which if any of the following housing options would you personally favour the most…?

Click here for specialist housing definitions.

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* 14. And in principle, how interested would you be in living in a specialist housing scheme with a minimum age criteria (e.g. 55+)?

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* 15. In principle, if you were to move, which type of specialised housing would you prefer to live in?
Click here for definitions.

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* 16. Would it be important to have access to any of the following support services if you were to move to specialised housing?

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* 17. There are charges to pay in some specialised housing, such as Extra Care Housing, which are in addition to rent.

For example, support/security, having staff on call, restaurant/bar, communal lounges and activities, on-site care team, etc. In some cases, following an individual assessment, these are covered by Housing Benefit.

Would this be a barrier to you considering a move to specialised housing?

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* 18. Do any of the following reasons put you off the idea of moving into specialised housing?

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* 19. If you were to move home, would you:

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* 20. Where do you currently live?

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* 21. Do you currently live in specialised housing?

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* 22. If you said you lived in specialised housing, what type of accommodation do you live in?

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* 23. What is the relationship between people in your household?

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* 24. What was your age on your last birthday?

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* 25. Please tell us your gender

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* 26. In terms of meeting your housing need, do any of the following apply to you:

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* 27. Do any of the above impact your ability to carry out daily activities?

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* 28. What is your religion?

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* 29. To which of these groups do you consider you belong to?

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* 30. Please provide any other comments:

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* 31. Prize draw and project involvement

By completing the below you consent that you are happy to give the personal details required for processing this section of the form. I understand that they will be stored for no longer than is reasonably necessary. I understand that my details will only be used or shared with partner organisations for the purpose shown in the statements below. I understand that I can withdraw or update my contact details at any time.

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Please tick the statements below that apply to you:

  by telephone by SMS text message by email by post
I am happy to be contacted by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council and our partner organisations about this topic in the future
I am happy to be contacted by Housing LIN about this topic in the future
I would like to be entered into the prize draw with the chance to win 1 of 4 £50 ‘Love to Shop’ vouchers

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* 32. Please add your:

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