21 Talks - Podcast
Tune in to 21 Talks; a podcast showing that at every age, everyone has important stories to tell and opinions to share.
Each month we’ll be publishing a new episode that captures the real-life stories and experiences of our residents, putting them at the heart of the conversation and spotlighting the topics and discussions that matter most to them.
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Episode 1 - Achieving sustainability together
To kickstart the series, guest host, Simon is sitting down with Housing 21 resident ambassadors David and Heather, to talk about the organisation’s sustainability journey so far and its future plans for achieving net-zero.
Episode 2 - Extra Care Academy
Resident Jill sits down with Jamie Lindon-Lewis and Steph Lee to discuss what it’s like to have a career in care and how Housing 21 is supporting colleagues into fulfilling management roles.
Episode 3 - Inclusivity, allyship and the LGBTQ+ community
From allyship to the importance of feeling safe and accepted for who they are, Debz and Terry share their thoughts on equality and diversity – as well as exploring what life’s really like, living in their retirement living schemes.
Episode 4 - Financial Wellbeing, Housing 21’s Tenancy Gurus and Helping Hands Fund
In our fourth episode, host Nikki-Leigh Dipper, Business Improvement Officer at Housing 21, sits down with two residents who have both received support through our Tenancy Gurus initiative to share their experiences on seeking financial support and advice.
Episode 5 - Getting to grips with tech
In our fifth episode host Geoff Hopcraft, Lead Learning and Organisational Development Partner for the South at Housing 21, is joined by two residents to hear about their experiences with digital technology and discusses how Housing 21 can support them online.
Episode 6 - Activities to positively impact your wellbeing
In our sixth episode host Laura Gillings, Local Housing Manager at Farmers Court, is joined by two residents to hear about what activities positively contribute to their wellbeing.