Design & Build Summit
Tuesday 26th March
Wednesday 27th March
Seminar Time: 11.45 - 12.15
Speaker Name: Elaine Hollerhead
Seminar Title: Multi-generational Living – Dream or Nightmare?
In the 21st Century future-planning is essential. With Statutory funding becoming increasingly squeezed it necessary to urgently consider alternatives to long-term care placements. One solution already widely adopted in Europe, is multi-generational living. In her presentation Elaine will cover the pros and cons of this lifestyle, the roles of the Occupational Therapist and Interior Designer and how a successful outcome is dependent on working in partnership with all family members.
Seminar Time: 12.30 - 13.00
Speaker Name: Peter Davies
Seminar Title: Space Utilisation in the Kitchen and Bathroom
Exploring ways of developing the potential and aiding people with disabilities regarding movement, reach and space in the Kitchen and Bathroom. Offering ideas on room designs that can help individuals gain more independence or to make life easier for carers.
Seminar Time: 13.15 - 13.45
Speaker Name: Simon Thomas
Seminar Title: Adjustability and adaptability of a modern-day shower toilet
Simon Thomas from Geberit talks about the modern advancements in shower toilet technology for the care market. Learn about how with the proper adjustments and adaptive expertise make shower toilets can be the solution for to overcome difficulties related to toilet hygiene.
Seminar Time: 14.00 - 14.30
Speaker Name: Gerry Allmark
Seminar Title: Independent Living and the digital revolution
How main stream digital technology in the home can support the growing population of elderly and vulnerable people as well as those with long term conditions and disabilities to live more independent.
Seminar Time: 14.45 - 15.15
Speaker Name: Carrie-Ann Lightley
Seminar Title: Accessible travel: tips, tricks and tech
Travelling as a disabled person can be stressful, worrying and sometimes disastrous. But it can also be exciting, empowering and absolutely amazing. My tips will help you to get the most out of research and travel planning, and I’ll demonstrate some game-changing technology that’s helping to support spontaneous, accessible UK holidays, trips and days out.
Seminar Time: 15.30 - 16.00
Speaker Name: James Stuart-Smith & Jane Fraser-Hook
Seminar Title: Changing Places: Gaining Momentum
James Stuart-Smith – Co-Founder of Aveso & CEO of Astor-Bannerman, with over 25 years of providing solutions to assist people living with a disability. Jane Fraser-Hook – Marketing Manager for Aveso & Astor-Bannerman.