Supported Housing: shaping the future - event programme

Shaping the future 

Supported Housing: shaping the future | 14 March 2017 | Arlington House Conference Centre, Camden, London | Event Programme

9:00 - 10:00

Coffee & Registration


10:00 – 11:10

Opening keynote: The Future of Supported Housing



Supported Housing: What next?
Rick Henderson, CEO, Homeless Link incorporating Sitra


Understanding the current supported housing landscape: threats and opportunities
Domini Gunn, Head of Health and Wellbeing, Chartered Institute of Housing


How to position your organisation in the changing landscape of housing, health & social care
Brendan Sarsfield, CEO, Family Mosaic


Questions and answers


11:10 – 11:30

Coffee break


11:30 – 12:45

Masterclass - series I: Housing, Care and Support
These workshops will run concurrently


A practical guide to psychologically informed environments
For managers
Victoria Asservetham, Rough Sleeping Commissioning Manager, Westminster City Council
Nat Lodge, Riverside 


An introduction to coaching and its role in supporting individuals with low support needs
For managers and frontline staff
Gifford Sutherland, Associate, Sitra; Director of Upskill U


An introduction to social investment vehicles
For managers
Geetha Rabindrakumar, Head of Social Sector Engagement, Big Society Capital


Adopting an asset based community approach within supported housing: focus on community
For managers
Tony Bullock, Staffordshire County Council
Eddy McDowall, Sitra Associate
Pat McArdle, CEO Mayday Trust

12:45 – 13:45


13:45 – 15:00

Masterclass - series II: Housing, Care and Support
These workshops will run concurrently


Getting individuals in supported housing an assessment under the Care Act
For managers and frontline staff
Karen Patten, Associate, Sitra; Housing Care & Support Consultant & Trainer


How to articulate your worth to key strategic partners, commissioners and funders
For managers
Matt Knopp, Director, Eastside Primetimers


How housing providers can help to improve the health and wellbeing of their clients
For managers and frontline staff
Donna Simpson, Health and Wellbeing Partnerships Officer, Gosport Borough Council 
Claire Cheminade, Public Health Wessex


Making effective use of the law to manage supported housing: case study
For managers and frontline staff
Steven Eccles. Partner & Head of Housing and Property Dispute Resolution team, Bevan Brittan LLP

15:00 – 15:20

Tea break


15:20 – 16:20

Post 2019: the funding landscape for supported housing
Paula Reid, Policy Manager, Sitra
Paul Anderson, Policy Manager, Homeless Link 

16:20 - 16:30 

Questions and answers


Event close