Housing and Sport: Improving wellbeing and providing better value for public money

Housing and Sport: Improving wellbeing and providing better value for public money

We held a shared learning seminar on how housing and sport are key to improving wellbeing with Community Housing Cymru, Public Health Wales, Welsh Local Government Association, Welsh NHS Confederation, Sport Wales, Welsh Government and Good Practice Wales.

Wellbeing is more than just health. The quality of both housing and physical activity has a major impact. This seminar brought together experts that have combined aspects of housing and physical activity to provide substantial benefits to the wellbeing of the people of Wales which reduces on-going costs.
There are major changes afoot in the public sector, with the Wellbeing of Future Generations Bill meaning that organisations will have to evidence how they are balancing short term and long term needs, taking an integrated approach; involving those with an interest; acting in collaboration; and adopting preventive thinking.  

Who the event was aimed at

This seminar was aimed at public and third sector officers working in health, housing, and social care.


  1. Catherine Chin, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board - Enabling to Become Physically Active [PDF 458KB Opens in new window]
  2. Chris Edmunds, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board - In One Place [PDF 563KB opens in new window]
  3. Elaine Ballard and Mark Sheridan, Taff Housing Association - The Lighthouse Project [PDF 241KB Opens in new window]
  4. John Hardy and Paul Francis of Conwy County Borough Council, Dilys Percival and Louise Walton of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Rupert Moon of the Welsh Rugby Union - The Health Precinct [PDF 1MB Opens in new window]

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