Are you a community health and social care professional working in the home with older people or people with disabilities? Healthy Homes is a FREE half-day course which highlights the ways in which housing problems can contribute to poor health.

You can expect to:

  • Develop your understanding of how poorly maintained homes can affect people’s health.
  • Discuss how best to consider housing issues when assessing the needs of patients and service users.
  • Receive information about our Home from Hospital Service.

On top of this it’s the ideal opportunity to visit our Bristol Home Independence Centre and find out more about the daily living products and technology available to help people to remain in their own homes.

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The training is open to anyone who works with people who may be older, on low incomes or disabled to remain independent by improving the quality, safety and suitability of their homes.

The participants tend to be: social workers, occupational therapists, community health workers and staff and volunteers from Third sector support services such as the Red Cross, dementia navigators, Care Direct staff .

Each session lasts half a day (9.30am – 1.30 pm). The training is free.

To find out more about future dates and booking a space call 0300 323 0700 or email jess.hellon@wecr.org.uk.