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In this webinar, hosted by the HDRC (Housing and Dementia Research Consortium), our Head of Strategic Engagement, Vanessa Pritchard-Wilkes, will be presenting on recent work that the steering group have been conducting on understanding and responding to walking with purpose and distress, among people living with dementia in Extra Care housing.


1.30pm - Welcome

All Those Who Wander are Not Lost: Responding to Walking with Purpose in Extra Care, Retirement and Domestic Housing

Julie Barrett - HDRC Research Coordinator, ADS at University of Worcester
Vanessa Pritchard-Wilkes - Head of Strategic Engagement at Housing 21

Responding to distress and behaviours that challenge: Short-term intervention and long-term planning

Michael Spellman - Dementia and Mental Wellbeing Lead at The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Others’ experiences and questions


Click this link to join the Webinar from your computer, tablet or smartphone.


If you have any questions about this webinar, please contact Dr Julie Barrett by email - - or call 01905 542531.

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