Learn more and get involved
If you would like to learn more about inclusive planning and health at the RTPI, continue your CPD or get involved please see these links.
Creating better environments for people living with dementia. This practice advice summarises expert advice, outlines key planning and health policy and highlights good practice case studies.
Complete our free online training to learn about how town planning can create places to help people living with dementia to live well for longer. It takes 1 hour to complete.
Examines why place-based approaches are key to tackling poverty and inequality. It argues that many national and local policies are failing to reduce poverty because they are ignoring how well planned local environments with good services and transport can help lift people out of poverty.
Clara Greed, Charlotte Morphet, Maria Wiedner, and Liane Hartley argue that diversity in the built environment will change cities for the better by adding another lens to development decisions.
Victoria Pinoncely argues that physical and social environments are a key factor in ensuring healthy ageing.
Victoria Pinoncely considers the issue of accessibility and inclusive planning and why it is a critical issue for our societies.
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We are supporting a report to help faith groups get involved in the planning system.
Podcast where Professor Guoyan Zhou discusses inclusive planning to create healthy and sustainable places.
We are partners in the online hub, hosted by the Design Council which allows you to search for the latest guidance and advice about inclusive design in the built environment.
Examines the vital role that planning can play in delivering improvements to health and well-being, especially in urban contexts.
Focuses on climate change and three aspects of demographic change – population growth, ageing populations and social cohesion. Suggests how planning can help and why it is crucial our societies respond to these challenges.
At the same time as the UK population is growing, it is also ageing. Caring for an ageing population poses a challenge for planners and decision-makers. This paper identifies some of the issues arising and implications for practice.
We collaborated on the 2013 guide by the District Councils Network on how district councils contribute towards the new health and well-being agenda in local government.
An article in our journal 'The Planner' that looks at how planning is at the centre of inclusive design and outlines the RTPI's planned activities to increase awareness of inclusive planning.
We are working with our industry partners as part of the Construction Industry Council to commit to promote the planning, design, construction, development and management of inclusive environments.
Showcases excellence in planning for community and well-being. All of our award winners must demonstrate that their projects allow all of the potential users of a development or locality to participate equally, confidently and independently in everyday activities.
Being a member of the RTPI makes you part of a community at the forefront of planning. Our members actively influence current thinking on spatial planning through participating in debates, developing good practice, responding to government consultations and bridging the gap between policy and research. You will also access a huge range of member benefits from access to special interest networks to discounts on events, talks and at high street retailers.
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