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Hosted by the Better Care Fund team, Foundations and Care and Repair England, a new free webinar is set to highlight the importance of joint working between housing, health and care.

The educational session will look at how the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) can support people to remain as independent as possible at home and support successful discharge from hospital.

It is primarily aimed at commissioners, practitioners and managers in housing, health and social care, responsible for the planning and delivery of integrated housing, health and care services.

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Entitled ‘Integrated Housing with Health and Social Care: Supporting Independence through the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)’, this free webinar will take place on 11th March at 14:00-15:00.

By attending this webinar, delegates will learn about how DGFGs can be used to enable people to remain independent at home and how integrated working across health, housing and social care benefits people in the community.

Additionally, attendees will hear about innovative practice in integrating the DFG with the wider housing health and social care system.

The webinar will be chaired by Jane Lord, Regional Relationship Lead at the Better Care Fund, who will be joined by the following speakers:

  • Paul Smith, Director of Foundations
  • Sue Adams, Chief Executive of Care & Repair England
  • Alice Mason, Executive Director, Manchester Care & Repair
  • Isaac Samuels, National Co-production Advisory Group

The session will conclude with a questions and answers session for attendees to ask questions and share their own experiences with the panel.

To register for the free webinar, click here

For any questions, contact england.bettercareexchange@nhs.net

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