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
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; email@example.com