Housing and Dementia Research Consortium (HDRC) Annual Knowledge and Learning Exchange Event 2016 - Free Registration with attendance fee of £30
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Housing and Dementia Research Consortium (HDRC) Annual Knowledge and Learning Exchange Event 2016 - Free Registration with attendance fee of £30

Housing and Dementia Research Consortium (HDRC) Annual Knowledge and Learni...

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University of Worcester Arena, Severn Campus

Joel Richards Conference Suite

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Title: Creating dementia friendly environments in housing and care settings – challenges and opportunities.

Organisers: Housing and Dementia Research Consortium and Association for Dementia Studies.

Description: Our 2016 event will focus on dementia friendly building and environment design in the housing sector. Sessions will cover:
-       key issues in extra care housing emerging from current research and practice
-       new concepts in design and build
-       how environmental design can enable innovation in care and support.

We are delighted to have secured a wide range of speakers and the conference will offer opportunities for delegates to debate the issues raised and to influence the work of the HDRC over the next year.

Date: 10th Nov 2016

Fee: £30 per person. Includes refreshments and lunch. Free to University of Worcester Staff.

Venue: University of Worcester: Arena Conference Suite, Severn Campus.

            Directions and maps: http://www.worc.ac.uk/discover/find-us-severn-campus.html

Programme:

10.00 Registration and refreshments

10.30 Welcome – Simon Evans, Association for Dementia Studies

10.40 2020 Challenges and opportunities for the housing sector– Jeremy Porteus, Housing LIN

10.55 Dementia Friendly Housing Charter – Bruce Moore, Housing&Care21.

11.20 Break, refreshments and networking

Session 1: Emerging themes in dementia friendly design

11.35 Common themes and key issues from recent environmental assessments– Sarah Waller and Teresa Atkinson, Association for Dementia Studies

12.00 Lessons from Australia and USA – Tracy Paine, Belong

12.25 Designing new Extra Care schemes: Hare Hill case study – Damian Utton, Pozzoni Architects

12.50 Round table discussion

13.15 Lunch and networking

Session 2: Innovative approaches to care and support

13.55 Engaging with the local community – Michael Spellman, ExtraCare Charitable Trust

14.20 Green dementia care in Extra Care and Residential Care settings – Julie Barrett, HDRC

14.45 Meeting Centres – a model for extra care?  Shirley Evans, Association for Dementia Studies

15.10 Round table discussion

15.35 Closing remarks – Jeremy Porteus

 Event Contact: Dr Julie Barrett; j.barrett@worc.ac.uk

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