You're invited to our next webinar 'Housing - Still Rising to the Dementia Challenge'

Dedicated to the late, great, writer and activist Wendy Mitchell (opens new window), this webinar addresses a range of topics, providing easy and actionable guidance to help organisations gather insights and implement them effectively. It emphasises the importance of making small changes that can make a real difference, rather than significant capital investments.

๐ŸŒ Online - Zoom
๐Ÿ“… Tuesday 9 July 2024
๐Ÿ•“ 3:30pm - 5:15pm


Chaired by Pam Mastrantonio, Managing Director of Retirement Living at Housing 21, we'll be joined by

  • Joanne Gardner, Policy Coordinator, West Yorkshire Combined Authority
  • Andrew White, Head of Independent Living, Irwell Valley Homes
  • Mary Marshall, Professor Emeritus, University of Stirling
  • Debbie Carroll, Director, Step Change Design
  • Sarah Waller CBE, Associate Specialist and Jennifer Bray, Research Assistant, Association for Dementia Studies, University of Worcester 
  • Jeremy Porteus, CEO at Housing LIN  
  • Vanessa Pritchard-Wilkes, DHWG Chair and Head of Strategic Operations at Housing 21 
  • Wendy Wells, Head of Agency Managed, Policy and Business Implementation, The Guinness Partnership

Topics to explore...

We'll be exploring a range of dementia and housing topics related to Interior / external design, including:

  • Dementia Ready Criteria for housing developers in West Yorkshire
  • HDWG Design Guide
  • Enabling toilet design for people with dementia
  • Dementia friendly gardens: taking a fresh look at your outside space
  • Bespoke dementia friendly environmental assessment tools

You'll also gain insights into the Older People's Housing Taskforce and the DHWG with updates from Jeremy Porteus, CEO at Housing LIN and Vanessa Pritchard-Wilkes, DHWG Chair and Head of Strategic Operations at Housing 21.