HAPPI Hour - Embedding the TAPPI principles into our housing and care DNA

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In this FREE webinar, we will feature the works of the 6 TAPPI testbed sites, a Co-production Champion member, our research partners and project funder, The Dunhill Medical Trust. Join us as we reflect on the insights gained over the last 3 years and explore how these have shaped the sector’s agenda when creating technology-enables services, systems and projects that facilitate independent living.


15:00 – Zoom format
Sally Taylor-Ridgway, Communications and Membership Officer, Host, Housing LIN

15:05 – Welcome
Jeremy Porteus, CEO at Housing LIN 

15:10 – Chair's introduction and overview
Sarah Allport, Head of Communities and Governance at The Dunhill Medical Trust

15:15 – The Impact of Embedding the TAPPI Principles 

  • Roy Sandbach, Chair of the TAPPI Inquiry and 6 testbeds
  • Lynne Douglas, Chief Executive and Garry Baillie, BR24 Manager at Bield Housing and Care
  • Louise Lee, Head of Specialist Housing and Dan Rock, TAPPI TEC Project Officer at Platform Housing Group
  • Victoria Hiscocks, Head of Research and Development at Pobl Group
  • Lindsey Millen, Senior Commissioner, Technology Enabled Care, Adults Commissioning - TEC Advisor at Wiltshire Council

16:00 – Key Findings and Tools

  • Nathan Downing, Head of Advisory Services at TSA
  • Jolie Goodman, Associate at Co-production Works
  • Dr Gemma Burgess, Director and Dr Hannah Holmes, Research Associate at Cambridge Centre for Housing & Planning Research
  • Rowan Atkins, Freelance Writer and Jerome Billeter, Corporate Business Manager at Housing LIN

16:45 – Audience Q&A

17:00 – Event Close

The TAPPI Story, Findings and Tools

TAPPI aims to provide you with the knowledge and tools to improve the way technology is used to support people living independently.

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At our popular events, you will:

  • Watch and discover new extra care housing developments to find out about the design, development and operational management arrangements so that you can explore solutions that can transform your ‘offer’;
  • Listen to the latest practice, research, new funding initiatives, innovative products or projects so that you have the insight and intelligence required to improve your service delivery; and
  • Learn about the current sector issues so that you are up-to-date and better positioned to respond to the latest policy and innovative operational developments.

Join our HAPPI Hours to network with us and to test out your ideas or share your experiences with industry experts and fellow Housing LIN members in a relaxed atmosphere.

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