Sue Adams

Sue Adams

Chief Executive,
Care & Repair England

Sue Adams is the Chief Executive of Care & Repair England, a national charity established in 1986 to improve the housing and living conditions of older and disabled people. Sue has contributed to successive governments’ policies concerning housing and ageing. She chairs the national Housing & Ageing Alliance and Home Adaptations Consortium, serving on a government, NHS and NGO committee. She is a fellow of the World Demographic Association and has written extensively about housing and ageing. Sue was presented with Foundations' Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009, OBE for services to older people’s housing in 2010, and the British Society of Gerontology Outstanding Achievement Award in 2019.

Discussing the importance of housing to achieving the outcome goals Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPS) and Integrated Care Systems.

  • How well is housing integrated into STPs? What are the next steps for improving this integration?
  • What are the best steps for linking NHS estate strategies to STP plans to improve transitions between housing and health?
  • In what way can we improve the offer each sector provides to each other, building trust and investing time and effort into closer integration?