There is a pressing need to enable people to stay in their home, independent and well for longer. The solution requires the joining up of local level services around housing, social care and health. Tackling poor housing conditions, facilitate better access to care and support services to improve the life chance of residents.

 

This conference will :

  • Provide research outcomes and evaluate solutions.
  • Draw attention to key measures to remove or reduce the impact of factors that make people ill or unable to stay in their home, such as cold and unsafe homes, fuel poverty and disability access
  • Provide an overview of the nature and causes of health inequalities and approaches to reducing them
  • Show models of Integrating social and healthcare in the home – success models
  • provide an evaluation of home-based solutions and adaptions
  • include a dementia focus and review of the concept dementia home
  • Review funding – what is available and how to make the best use of the resources
  • sources of information and help
  • provide an opportunity for networking

 

 

When: 28 March 2017
Where: BRE Watford, Bucknalls Lane, Watford, Hertfordshire WD25 9XX
Start: 09:00
Finish: 16:15

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Conference Partner

Conference Season Partners

 

 

 

Speakers

Merron Simpson

Merron Simpson

NHS Alliance

Bill Halsall

Bill Halsall

Halsall Lloyd Partnership

Helen Garrett

Helen Garrett

BRE

Pete Bonfield

Pete Bonfield

BRE

David Kelly

David Kelly

BRE

Dr Charles Alessi

Dr Charles Alessi

Public Health England

Nigel Banks

Nigel Banks

Keepmoat

Lord Best

Lord Best

House of Lords

Sue Garwood

Sue Garwood

Housing LIN

Rachael Docking

Rachael Docking

Centre for Ageing Better

John Kolm-Murray

John Kolm-Murray

LB of Islington

Rachel Howard

Rachel Howard

Herts Community NHS Trust

Jackie Mason

Jackie Mason

Herts Community NHS Trust

Programme

 

Registration/ Exhibition/ networking 

Chair - Dr Charles Alessi, Senior Advisor, Public Health England

Welcome and the importance of good quality homes - Pete Bonfield, Chief Executive, BRE Group

Keynote - Lord Best, House of Lords

Health at Home: Overview and evidence challenge. Looking at Integrated housing interventions which tackle poor or unsuitable housing which increasing independence at home for older people - Rachael Docking, Senior Evidence Manager, Centre for Ageing Better

Housing and Dementia: Considers the role of the housing sector in enabling people with dementia to live well in their own homes, and assesses the progress made over recent years - Sue Garwood, Dementia Lead, Housing LIN

The front line community healthcare perspective: Overview of the  home based problems for delivering community  healthcare in Hertfordshire - Rachel Howard and Jackie Mason, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Break / Exhibition/ networking 

Don't forget the Customers: What housing developers and landlords need to understand about aspirations and needs - Martin Wheatley, Director, Martin Wheatley Strategic Advice

 

The cost of poor housing evidence: A review of current Housing and health research on reducing NHS costs though housing interventions and adaptation - Helen Garrett, Principal Consultant, BRE

Case study of an innovative integrated housing and health scheme: using health funding to improve housing performance and provide affordable warmth - Nigel Banks, Sustainability Director, Keepmoat 

Lunch/ Exhibition/ networking 

Addressing Housing and Health Inequalities - Merron Simpson, Director, NHS Alliance

Designing for the elderly and Dementia: keeping elderly people well in their homes for longer and the Dementia home vision - Bill Halsall, partner, HLP and David Kelly BRE director of BRE Innovation Parks

Warmth on Prescription Programme - John Kolm-Murray, Energy Strategy & Advice Manager, Islington Council

Closing address: Summing up cultural change, the need to learn from good practice and make new partners to deliver the common goal - Dr Charles Alessi, Senior Advisor, Public Health England

 

  

Sponsors

Conference Partner

Kingspan Insulation is a market leading manufacturer of premium and high performance rigid insulation products and insulated systems for building fabric and building services applications. Kingspan Insulation has a vast product range including optimum performance OPTIM-R vacuum insulation, premium performance rigid Kooltherm® insulation; high performance rigid Therma® insulation; and high performance rigid extruded polystyrene insulation. www.kingspaninsulation.co.uk

 

Conference Season Partners

Aconex provides a leading cloud and mobile project control platform for the global construction industry. The platform connects owners, contractors and their project teams in the construction, infrastructure, and energy and resources sectors, providing project-wide visibility and control between the many different organisations collaborating across their projects. With more than 60,000 user organisations and over $1 trillion of project value delivered in more than 70 countries, Aconex is the industry’s most widely adopted and trusted platform. Founded in 2000, Aconex has 47 offices in 23 countries around the world, including headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and European Headquarters in London, UK. www.aconex.com 

Air Quality Plan (AQP) provides two specialist services related to Indoor Air Quality:

  • Preparation of site-specific Indoor Air Quality Plans (to help gain the first credit under BREEAM Hea02 or LEED IEQ Credit 3.1)
  • Post-construction testing for VOCs and Formaldehyde (to gain a further credit under Hea02 or IEQ 3.2)

AQP was formed as an off-shoot from Building Monitoring Services, a company with over 20 years’ experience carrying out measurements to the exacting standards stipulated in BREEAM and LEED.  So we know what we’re doing. www.airqualityplan.com

Supporters

Aspire Housing is a leading housing provider, place shaper and property developer. We are a financially strong business. Profits are reinvested in new homes, in revitalising communities and in a comprehensive range of innovative support services, designed to transform lives. www.aspirehousing.co.uk

The New NHS Alliance is a values-led movement of people and organisations committed to building a sustainable, community-based health service. Expanding beyond its core roots in general practice and primary care, the Alliance embraces a wide range of professional sectors and is focused on health inequalities and the practice of health creation. www.nhsalliance.org

We exist to protect and improve the nation's health and wellbeing, and reduce health inequalities. We are an executive agency of the Department of Health, and a distinct delivery organisation with operational autonomy to advise and support government, local authorities and the NHS in a professionally independent manner.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england 

 

We are the Centre for Ageing Better, an independent charitable foundation. We want a society where everyone enjoys a good later life. www.ageing-better.org.uk

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust - often referred to as HCT provides a wide range of care in people's homes, community settings and in its community hospitals. www.hct.nhs.uk

 

To bring together all those with an interest in mental health built environments, to encourage the sharing of best practice in design and to create improved and innovative solutions to aid recovery. www.dimhn.org

We are an award winning, inter-disciplinary architecture & design practice, experienced in a wide range of built environment skills. Our celebrated hallmark is 'participatory design', collaborating with communities exploring sustainable advances in peoples lives. www.hlpdesign.com

 

Keepmoat is a partnership home builder and the leading provider of regeneration services in Great Britain. We design, build, refurbish and regenerate places where people want to live. We operate in a diverse range of markets and sectors including community regeneration, refurbishment, repairs and maintenance and housing development. www.keepmoatgroup.com

 

 

The Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN)  is the leading 'knowledge hub' for a growing network of housing, health and social care professionals in England involved in planning, commissioning, designing, funding, building and managing housing with care for older people. www.housinglin.org.uk

 

 

Venue

HP4P 16 is being hosted at the BRE offices in Watford, which is home to the world renowned BRE Innovation Park.

Ideally situated close to the motorway junctions of the M1 and M25, within 60 miles of London’s four main airports and with British rail links less than five miles away at both St Albans (Thameslink) and Watford Junction stations, we are easily accessible from all parts of the UK. For those who come by car, complimentary car parking is available.