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Shaping the national strategy to end loneliness - an opportunity for housing


24 July 2018, webinar

About the event

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Webinar style: Virtual round table, (short presentation encouraging discussion). Delegates are encouraged to ask and engage in discussion verbally.

Time: 2.00-3.00pm

Speaker: Andy Staniford FCIH, senior policy adviser and Tackling Loneliness Team Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Chair: Sarah Davis CIHCM, senior policy and practice officer, Chartered Institute of Housing

Benefits of attending

This webinar will give CIH members an opportunity to shape the government’s approach to end loneliness, with a member of the government’s team developing the national strategy.

The impact of loneliness on people’s health and wellbeing can be very significant and damaging; it can be a bad for our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. The government is committed to developing a national strategy and programme to tackle loneliness. It has announced funding of £20million to support charities and groups that are working to help people who are isolated and experiencing loneliness.

This is your opportunity to find out more and have your say on what housing organisations are doing already, and what the strategy needs to do to support more great schemes and activities that work.

Booking information

This webinar is free and open to CIH members only.

Please read the system requirement document to ensure that you have a compatabile computer or mobile device before registering your place.

Members: click on the book button and book your place using your CIH membership number and password.

If you have any problems, please contact membership.services@cih.org

Please note: delegates will be given the opportunity to verbally participate during the session. Please ensure that you are in a quiet, noise free environment, we also recommend using a Microphone and speaker USB headset. Please click on the system requirement document above for more information.



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