RoSPA Home Safety Congress

Achieving Step Changes in Accident Prevention

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 – National Space Centre, Leicester

Serious accidental injury is a significant health issue that often gets overlooked. RoSPA’s 2019 National Home Safety Congress will consider step change in the delivery of evidence-based accident prevention programmes. It will look at new approaches and good practice in child safety and the safety of older people in the home. This will range from core principles of valuing quality of life to evaluating the effectiveness of strategies and programmes. The congress will benefit anyone who works within public health.

This year’s venue, The National Space Centre in Leicester is conveniently placed, with excellent road, rail and airport connections.

What’s on offer?

The Congress organisers are now calling for abstracts on topics including:

  • Evidence-based injury prevention initiatives for older people and child safety
  • Strategic approaches to home injury prevention
  • Effective methods for evaluating home safety programmes for children and older people
  • Innovative ways of promoting home injury prevention in the home
  • Improving quality of life through home safety and education


Are you interested in getting involved?

If you would like to talk at the event, please submit an abstract of up to 500 words and include:

  • Presenter name and contact details
  • Background
  • Aim
  • Actions undertaken
  • Conclusions or recommendations.

This is an opportunity for public health and injury prevention practitioners to contribute and demonstrate the impact of innovative approaches.


Program to be confirmed, please check back here regularly or register your interest to be the first to know when the program is available


RoSPA’s Home Safety Congress will take place at the National Space Centre in Leicester.


National Space Centre
Exploration Drive

Getting to the Event

  Travel by road

The National Space Centre is located just off the A6, two miles north of Leicester City Centre, midway between Leicester’s inner and outer ring roads.

Brown road signs with a distinctive rocket logo will direct you from the arterial routes around Leicester.

They have over 400 parking spaces in our car park, including 23 enhanced accessibility spaces, which is free of charge to delegates. Please contact for a parking permit.

  Travel by rail

East Midland Trains and Cross Country Trains serve Leicester Station. From here you can either take a bus or a taxi to the National Space Centre.

First bus 54 runs every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 20 minutes on Sunday from Charles Street, a short walk from the station.

For further travel information please visit

Who Should Attend?

The event is aimed at anyone who works with children and young families or involved in strategic planning for child injury prevention. It is also relevant to injury prevention and home safety practitioners, public health officers, fire service staff, council officers from within children's services, housing, adult social care, environmental health and trading standards teams, third sector and charity workers with an interest in home safety for older people and children in particular.

Past attendees include:

  • Home safety officers
  • Accident prevention officers
  • Health visitors
  • Primary care teams
  • Environmental health officers
  • Housing officers
  • Fire prevention managers
  • Police officers
  • Home check officers
  • Housing associations
  • Home improvement agencies
  • Elected members
  • Safety product managers
  • Community practitioners

Sponsor & Exhibit

If you're interested in showcasing your product or services at the event, please contact Letty Hill, Events Manager, at for further information.


This congress is free of charge.

Booking Information

To register your interest, please contact the RoSPA Events Team on 0121 248 2090 or

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