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Need for a National Independent Living Strategy for our Ageing Population

8th February 2023 18.00 - 19.30

IPC Visiting Research Fellow Dr Melanie Henwood was part of the expert panel at the Oxford Brookes University Healthy Ageing and Care network public lecture on Wednesday 8th February 18.00 - 19.30 at the John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre, Headington Campus, Oxford.

Prof Roy Sandbach, and an expert panel, to discussed a National Independent Living Strategy for our ageing population. Why don’t we have one? And how can we all work together to create one, with technology innovation as a key enabler?

Welcome from Prof Linda King, Pro Vice Chancellor Research and Global Partnerships Oxford Brookes University. Panel included:

  • Dr Melanie Henwood OBE FRSA, Visiting Research Fellow, Institute of Public Care, Oxford Brookes University
  • Dr Paul Jackson, Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes Business School
  • Dr Johnny Collet, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Exercise and Rehabilitation, Oxford Brookes University
  • Penny Thewlis, Chief Executive, Age UK Oxfordshire