The Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo offers care providers the chance to expand, evolve and innovate their social care businesses by showcasing a number of exhibitors, speakers and masterclasses all focused on inspiring business growth.
Following on from a very successful show in 2019, the Southwest Care Exhibition 2020 is set to be bigger and better with a strong focus on INNOVATION, TECHNOLOGY and SIGNPOSTING in the sector.
- Meet the innovators who are constantly working to meet the demands of a growing older population and to overcome the pressures of budget cuts and increasing numbers of people requiring care in the region.
- See technology in action and learn how it could transform your organisation by improving and enhancing the services you already provide.
- Discover organisations with whom your business can collaborate and grow and make connections with the people who will enhance your career in the care sector.
If you’re a care organisation owner, manager or leader, this show is the best place to reach an audience of key decision makers in the care industry in the region – and beyond!
Future of Care Conference returns to The King’s Fund in London for its third year. Join care professionals, managers, owners and influencers for a full programme of top quality speakers from the care sector.
Leading experts from the forefront of the industry will be discussing the challenges, changes and strategies for the future of adult social care. The talks and panel discussions will focus on current trends in the sector, funding, risk in care management, Alzheimer’s care and much more.
Chaired by journalist, broadcaster and television presenter Fiona Phillips, speakers include Professor Martin Green OBE from Care England, Jeremy Hughes CBE from Alzheimer’s Society, Dr Eileen Burns from British Geriatrics Society and Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of NHS Confederation.
The conference has been designed especially for care home owners, managers and decision-makers to provide them with the latest information and innovation.
Theme: Exploring the Development and Ethics of Technology in Social Care.
Join over 200 prominent delegates, decision-maker, across social care (and Health), technology experts and those with lived experience for an inclusive sector led the conference in exploring the ethics of using digital technology in care with the core focus on the person.
Welcome to the Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards.
Uncovering excellence, innovation and creativity in the voluntary care and support sector.
The Awards are designed to reward the hard work, dedication, innovation and excellence of everyone working in the not-for-profit sector who is making a positive difference to people’s lives, whether they are supporting children or adults.
Organised by CMM, and developed in conjunction with the National Care Forum, the Markel 3rd Sector Care Awards are the perfect way to share the work you’ve been doing to support those who need it most.
The United Kingdom Homecare Association’s event at London’s Institute of Directors, December 3rd, explored the opportunities offered by digital technologies to improve transparency, quality and efficiency.
The PASSsystem, powered by everyLIFE, was one of the few digital solutions showcased at the event, providing a live case study by our valued customers Romola and Adrian from Heritage Healthcare Windsor. The owner / managers gave the audience an honest and authentic view of the process of selecting technologies for their business. They gave a full and very positive appraisal of why they chose PASS, highlighting the ease of implementation and seamless transition they experienced moving from paper to PASS.
Following that, Taffy Gatawa, everyLIFE’s Chief Information and Compliance Officer, participated in a panel discussion alongside other technology providers, focusing in particular on the importance of data protection, security, and governance over sensitive information. “Being able to fully entrust your data to your technology providers must be very high on your list of priorities when choosing a software partner,” said Taffy.
The discussion was opened to the floor and there were useful contributions from delegates around the wider challenges of going digital. The sentiment expressed by many was that, due to limitations in local authority budgets, it is sometimes difficult to justify the cost of implementing software when this raises the overall cost of care. However, it was notable that PASSsystem users in the audience said that, for them, the cost of investment in PASS is justifiable due to the considerable improvements to the quality of care they are now able to deliver, as well as the efficiency savings on staff costs. PASS users also added that they were confident that they will continue to make savings to their bottom line as they progress on their digital journey. The problem, it was felt by some, is not the digital innovations that are clearly driving up the quality of care, but rather the budgets allocated by local authorities combined with the standards that care businesses are expected to achieve.
The UKHCA are working to bring these and many other critical issues to the attention of local authorities, CCGs, and the CQC, and high-profile events such as this allow these important issues to be voiced. We were privileged to be part of that discussion.