As the national consortium for older people’s housing and support services, erosh is an essential membership organisation for professionals in the sector.
Erosh provides practical expert advice and guidance, news and commentary for front line staff and service managers to help you respond to the challenges and opportunities currently facing the sector. The aim is to enhance individual and organisational performance, to increase compliance with national standards and ultimately to maintain or improve the quality of housing related support services for older people.
- See below for the benefits that Erosh membership offers
- Find out what our members say about the benefit of erosh membership.
- Find out more about the benefits of professional membership.
Erosh Membership offers:
Good Practice Guides – invaluable, user-friendly good practice guides and checklists written by experts on a variety of topics including:
- Fire safety in sheltered housing
- Person centred support planning
- Adult safeguarding
- Dealing with hoarding
- Mobility vehicles
- Professional boundaries
- Intergenerational projects
- Sensitive Contractors
Case Studies – Practical case study examples, including previous erosh award winners, that demonstrate good practice, including:
- Digital inclusion
- Sheltered schemes as community hubs
- Working with people with dementia
- Health and well-being projects
Policy Briefings – Not sure how national policy developments and changes in legislation in older people’s housing and support could affect you or your organisation? Erosh regularly issues policy briefings to help members understand changes in policy and legislation.
Regional networks– members in different regions regularly meet to share good practice, work together to resolve issues and to hear guest speakers from the sector.
Collective influence – erosh is committed to lobbying for good quality housing and support for older people and provides a collective voice to influence government policy.
Discounted Training – members receive a 20% discount on in-house training as well as on specially selected Sitra training courses to help develop staff cost effectively.
Specialist advice and guidance, news and commentary for both front line staff and service managers via a regular e-newsletter.
Discounted job vacancy advertising on the erosh website.
Erosh membership benefits offer excellent value for money at a time of ever reducing budgets.
Annual fees for providers are based on the number of sheltered/extra care/floating support housing and/or units of support. From 01/01/2018 they will be:
|Units of Support||Annual Fee||Other||Annual Fee|
|<50||£95||Tenants/residents and students||£20|
|50 – 100||£175|
|100 – 199||£280||Individual members e.g. Self-employed consultants or academics, retired individuals*||£50|
|200 – 499||£390|
|500 – 999||£495||Associate members e.g. charitable organisations similar to Erosh||£170|
|1000 – 1999||£605|
|2000 – 2999||£1,025||Corporate members e.g. private sector companies with an interest in Erosh||£1,075|
|3000 – 4999||£1,610|
*where individuals are employed by a providing organisation, organisational membership applies