2017 Conference Programme

The Conference features over 30 speakers, with specialist content. Lively and authoritative, it’s THE professional gathering for everyone concerned with the built environment in mental health.

Below is the Design in Mental Health Conference Programme.

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Day 1: 16 May

09:55

Welcome

Speaker:

  • Jenny Gill Chairman - Design in Mental Health Network

10:00

Opening Keynote: Can better ‘design in mental health’ help black people thrive?

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The over-representation of black communities in detained mental health services is well known. Being 'sectioned' is a source of great fear and stigma for black communities. What if we were able to tra...

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  • Jenny Gill Chairman - Design in Mental Health Network

10:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:00

Keynote: Old problems, new solutions

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11:30

Keynote: An overview of Estates & Facilities in NHS Improvement and how we can assist in this new sector

Speaker:

  • Simon Corben Director, and Head of Profession - NHS Estates and Facilities Efficiency & Productivity Division

Chair:

  • Jenny Gill Chairman - Design in Mental Health Network

12:00

Session: Design guidance for 21st century Psychiatric intensive Care Units

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The journey from concept to completion and beyond. In May 2016, we started the journey, and in 2017 we will have the finished guidance which will support the design and planning of Psychiatric Intens...

Speakers:

  • Chris Dzikiti Strategic Programme Manager - NHS England
  • Jenny Gill Chairman - Design in Mental Health Network
  • Caroline Parker Consultant Pharmacist, Mental Health - Central & North West London NHS FT and NAPICU

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12:45

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

Conference Room A

Breakout: MAPS Research Network

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Designed for living? Exploring patient experiences of moving and participating in secure settings - Professor Paula Reavey, London South Bank University This paper examines issues of living space for...

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Conference Room B

Breakout: Architects for Health

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Woodland View: Rehabilitation, Recovery and Enablement - Karen Flatt, IBI Group At Woodland View 206 inpatient beds are co- located with outpatient and extended community support services. All inpat...

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14:45

Conference Room A

Breakout: Mental Health and Wellbeing in Towns

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For good reasons and bad, it is becoming imperative that we support people with mental health conditions to stay out of hospitals and be supported closer to home. In this session we look at: The shift...

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Conference Room B

Breakout: Fire safety in Mental Health

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Fires happen in the NHS Fires occur within the NHS and as a mental health & community Trust we are committed to providing a safe environment We are achieving this by Specifying good quality produc...

Speakers:

  • Karen Byard Fire Officer - Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Darren Kirk Associate Director Fire - Capitec

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  • Andy Jackson Fire Safety Adviser - Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

15:30

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:15

Session: P22 update, EPP and GSL compliant Post Occupancy Evaluation “the Golden thread”

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The team from P22 will provide an update on the framework, including their innovation immersive VR Hospital tool incorporating the P21+/P22 Mental Health Repeatable Rooms, together with launching thei...

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Day 2: 17 May

09:55

Welcome

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10:00

Opening Keynote: Working with Cygnet Healthcare – A Projects Retrospective

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Tangram Architects has been working with Cygnet Healthcare for over a decade.  Tangrams first project with Cygnet Healthcare started in 2002 and was for the design of a 90 bed Medium and Low Secure u...

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10:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition Visit

11:00

Session: Best Practice Guidance

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New Health Building Note (HBN) 03-02 Facilities for CAMHS.  Technical guidance recently published by the Department of Health to assist in the development of Tier 4 inpatient units. The guidance shou...

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Chair:

  • Jenny Gill Chairman - Design in Mental Health Network

11:30

Session: Ancora House – Innovation Through Collaboration

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A presentation of the of the journey to provide an innovative solution to meet the requirements of CWP’s newly merged Tier 4 CAMHS service.  The presentation will showcase Ancora House as the physi...

Speakers:

  • Dan Allmark Head of Capital & Property Management - Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chris Tonge General Manager - Villicare LLP
  • Adam Richardson Associate Architect - Gilling Dod Architects

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12:00

Session: CAMHS Model of Care

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The New Model of Care CAMHS two year pilot commenced in 1st April 2017, with the Tier 4 budget for the 8 boroughs in North West London transferring to 2 Trusts (West London Mental Health Trust and CNW...

Speaker:

  • Lesley Soden Deputy Director of Business and Strategy - West London Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

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12:45

Lunch & Exhibition Visit

14:00

Conference Room A

Breakout: National Forensic Hospital in Ireland

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Forensic mental healthcare facilities must balance the needs of a therapeutic care environment within a secure setting. Ireland’s national forensic mental hospital was the first such facility in the...

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Conference Room B

Breakout: Designing for Autism

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The presentation will focus on the key design drivers essential for this complex patient group, including aspect, landscape, threshold, active circulation space and the requirement for robust and simp...

Speakers:

  • Paul Yeomans Director - Medical Architecture
  • John Carson Head of Capital Development and Planning - Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

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14:30

Conference Room A

Breakout: Use of Technology in the Environment

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Oxehealth and West London Mental Health Trust will present findings from partnership trials of Oxehealth’s unique camera-based patient health and human monitoring activity technology conducted on th...

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Conference Room B

Breakout: DIMHN/BRE independent product performance testing: quality control for mental health environments

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We believe there are many benefits to independent product performance testing to NHS and Private organisations.  At our presentation, we'll be expanding on some of the key benefits identified and pro...

Speakers:

  • Philip Ross Board Director - Design in Mental Health Network (DIMHN)
  • Jeff Bartle Head of Design - St Andrew’s Healthcare

15:10

Conference Room A

Closing Address

Speaker:

  • Jenny Gill Chairman - Design in Mental Health Network

Conference Room B

Closing Address

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15:15

Tea Break & Exhibition Visit

16:15

Event Closes

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