When you’ve lived in your home for years, it’s hard to pick up on little things that become barriers and risks as you get older. After all, what you want (and need) from your home evolves over time.
This session will highlight top tips for simple changes to your home, to live well in later life. Whether it’s moving a rug or changing light levels, many suggestions are inexpensive or free to make.
Emma is Managing Director of Living Well at Home Ltd – the UK-wide company that offers property advice services to households who want to stay in their own home, living independently, in later life.
Emma manages Living Well at Home’s flagship service called ‘Home Check’ - A service that gives households their own personalised blueprint for future independent living. She leads the expert ‘Home Check’ assessor team that visits and reviews a home (and garden) and prepares a comprehensive report on how to reduce fall risks and improve safety and accessibility – while accounting for the household’s taste in design and lifestyle.
Emma is passionate about helping people to live well at home. She is a Chartered Architect, with 20+ Yrs experience of private and social housing (Design, Adaptation, Research, Governance, Procurement & Policy) and has extensive experience of training, coaching, mentoring and influencing change to a range of stakeholders in the construction industry.