Last month saw the publication by the Care Quality Commission of its major annual report, the State of Care. This comprehensive and detailed research takes the pulse of the nation’s health and social care sectors, outlining, amongst other things, how services have improved or deteriorated in terms of care quality.
everyLIFE announced as a winner at the 2019 Leaders in Care Awards earlier this month following a gala dinner and awards ceremony in Birmingham.
This year’s Care Home Conference & Exhibition takes place on Friday 15 November 2019 and is sponsored by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank.
The event attracts around 500 delegates and is the largest of its kind in the UK to specifically focus on care home support.
Whilst organised by Scottish Care, this conference is open to all sectors, organisations and individuals with an interest in older people’s care.
The conference contains a mixture of key contributions. Through creative, business-focused, practical and policy sessions, the event will focus on the significant role care home services play in ensuring individuals are able to remain connected to their communities and the criticality of their involvement in shaping Scotland’s future health and social care system.
The conference will directly address current challenges in the sector including workforce shortages, Brexit and the future of the National Care Home Contract. There will also be a range of innovative approaches and tech products showcased to help people in their every day care practice.
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