HAPPI Hour - Dementia and Housing Padlet launch event

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Presentation notes and slides


You can also download the chat report here


  • Very informative and the Padlet is a really interesting new approach to sharing information and ideas.
  • Brilliant event, it really highlights what work is being done to improve the lives of those living with dementia.
  • Informative, well paced and focused on the subject with great speakers.

What’s on the Agenda?

  • 16.00 - Explaining the HAPPI Hour zoom format – Sally Taylor-Ridgeway, Host, Housing LIN ~ @HLINComms (opens new window)
  • 16.05 - Welcome and introductions – Jeremy Porteus, Chief Executive, Housing LIN ~ @HousingLIN (opens new window)
  • 16.10 - DHWG background and APPG recommendation 34 – Vanessa Pritchard-Wilkes, Chair of DHWG, Head of Strategic Influence, Housing 21 ~ @Housing21 @VanessaPWH21 @DementiaHousing
  • 16.20 - What is the ‘padlet’, what we did and why – Yasmeen Hussein, Policy Executive, Foundations ~ @FoundationsHIA
  • 16.30 - Case study on Social Prescribing and use of the padlet - Susan Marsland, Social Prescriber, Livewire @YourLiveWire (opens new window)
  • 16:40 - Usefulness of the padlet for people living with dementia and carers perspective. Update on Recommendation 35 - Ruth Eley, Director and Vice-Chair, Life Story Network / tide ~ @RuthE_LSN (opens new window)
  • 16.50 - Q&A
  • 17.15 - Summary and close


Please book your place using the 'book now' button. Attendees will be sent the ZOOM details before the event.

You will be asked to join the webinar 10 mins before the start time to allow for a prompt start.


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