DFG Champions Roadshow Manchester

Date: 12 October 2017

Time: 10.00am - 3.30pm

King's House Conference Centre

King's Church,

Sidney Street,


M1 7HB

The aim of these events is to link up all the dedicated professionals from across the country who help thousands of people to adapt their homes every year: home improvement agency staff, occupational therapists, grant officers etc.


9.30 Arrival, refreshments and exhibition viewing

10.00 Intro and quiz

10.30 Good practice example: Karen Crier & Paul Beardmore, Manchester City Council

11.00 DCLG/BCF/DH panel: Kurt Horder, DCLG; Jane Lord, BCF Support Team; Sam Haskell, DH

11.30 Refreshments break and exhibition viewing

12.00 ‘Bath Out' research: Miriam Golding-Day, University of Nottingham

12.40 Word from the event sponsors: AKW 

1.00 Lunch break and exhibition viewing 

2.00 Word from the event sponsors: Stannah 

2.20 Workshop: 'Addressing DFG problems that impact on delivery'. Foundations has worked with partners to develop a range of tools that address DFG delivery issues - DFG AnalyticsSocial Change, Social Value, DFG Tenders Online Portal. What else is required, what else is affecting delivery? 

3.00 'Moving On' research: Alexandra Sardani, Centre for Innovative Ageing 

3.25 Closing remarks 

3.30 Ends

Important notice: the event is provided free of charge to those registered in advance to attend and who subsequently attend. However, we reserve the right to charge those who register and subsequently fail to attend for the full cost of an event place. By registering you unreservedly accept these terms and conditions. The cost of a place at the DFG Champions Roadshow is £50 + VAT.

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