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20 - 21 March 2024

NEC Birmingham

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UK Care Week 2024 Agenda

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UK Care Week 2024 Agenda

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Below you will find each theatre in its own column. Scroll down to find the timetable of sessions, you can switch between days by clicking the date at the top of the table.

Keynote Stage
    • Safeguarding
    Keynote Stage
    Care Campaign for the Vulnerable's panel discussion on independent safety monitoring in care homes at UK Care Week is a crucial exploration of enhancing safety measures within the care sector. The foc ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Business & Facilities development
    • Management & Leadership
    • Safeguarding
    Keynote Stage
     
    • Management & Leadership
    • CQC Frameworks
    Keynote Stage
    Feeling the stress of the upcoming CQC inspection? You're not alone! Join Log my Care’s CEO and founder, Sam Hussain, for an insightful session covering: • Key changes in the new CQC single assessment ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Management & Leadership
    Keynote Stage
    The care industry is expanding rapidly as our population ages and requires more support. This presents exciting opportunities for meaningful and rewarding careers. However, the care sector often suffe ...
    • Sustainability
    Keynote Stage
    ESG and sustainability are just fads, right?  The latest tick-box exercise to distract us from running our organisations?  Think again! In this engaging panel session, the founder members of the Socia ...
    • Staff wellbeing
    • Management & Leadership
    Keynote Stage
    Compassion Fatigue impacts everyone whose job it is to care for others, this session will identify the signs, symptoms and risk factors for compassion fatigue and explore strategies to enable individu ...
Business, Facilities & Environments
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Safeguarding
    • Community wellbeing
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    Falls among the elderly remains one of the biggest challenges facing the UK Care industry. Older adults living in care homes are three times more likely to fall and ten times more likely to sustain se ...
    • Community wellbeing
    • Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC) is an internationally recognised centre for knowledge exchange and research impact dedicated to improving the lives of people with dementia. Based at the Un ...
    • Management & Leadership
    • CQC Frameworks
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    The new CQC Single Assessment Framework is live across England. In this live interactive session , The Caring View are here to give you the low down on: ·       The Quality Statements ·       I/We Sta ...
    • Safeguarding
    • Community wellbeing
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    OpenScore is the sector solution to providing real time information on the quality of care - giving providers control over how their service is marketed directly to consumers, employees and Local Auth ...
    • Management & Leadership
    • CQC Frameworks
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    Jonathan Cunningham is a decorated solider who has seen operational experience in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Iraq. In 2017 he was 'parachuted' in to his mothers owned failing nursing home. He then e ...
    • Community wellbeing
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    The session will provide an introduction to the Integrated Retirement Community (IRC) sector, detailing how IRCs can address the ageing population and social care crisis.
    • Business & Facilities development
    • Staff wellbeing
    • Community wellbeing
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    Innova Care Concepts is excited to present a compelling talk at UK Care Week, exploring the pivotal role of interior design and facility innovations in care environments. Our presentation will delve i ...
Digital & Technology
    • Data & digitisation
    Digital & Technology
    The Digitising Adult Social Care Programme (DiSC) is a joint programme of NHS England and DHSC professionals, focusing on delivering the government’s commitment to digital transformation of the adult ...
    • Data & digitisation
    Digital & Technology
    Pressure continues to increase in the care sector. Funding remains static, whilst the demands are growing. There are increasing challenges in attracting and retaining staff alongside digital expectati ...
    • Data & digitisation
    • Safeguarding
    Digital & Technology
    Tandeep Gill, Head of Business Development at PainChek will be joined by Cheryl Baird, Director of Quality and Care at Orchard Care Homes to share their experience of using PainChek to improve safety ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Community wellbeing
    Digital & Technology
    Advancements in artificial intelligence are transforming numerous industries, including healthcare and social care. Some fear that AI threatens to replace the irreplaceable human touch in caregiving r ...
    • Data & digitisation
    • Management & Leadership
    • Policy & Strategy
    Digital & Technology
     
    • Data & digitisation
    • Safeguarding
    Digital & Technology
    Proactive use of digital solutions like remote monitoring can provide essential insight into the behaviours and wellbeing of people in care, in order to keeping them living safely and independently fo ...
    • Data & digitisation
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Safeguarding
    Digital & Technology
     
    • Data & digitisation
    • Safeguarding
    Digital & Technology
    With our sector rapidly digitising Daniel O'Shaughnessy, Head of Programme Delivery at Digital Care Hub, discusses how the CQC, Local Authorities and DHSC expect us to safeguard our data using the com ...
Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    • Workforce training & development
    • Staff wellbeing
    • Management & Leadership
    • Policy & Strategy
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    Skills for Care, the strategic workforce development body for England, is spearheading the creation of a much-needed workforce strategy for adult social care to help the sector in build the workforce ...
    • Safeguarding
    • Community wellbeing
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    The Sexual Rights Charter for Older Adults aims to ensure that people are treated with dignity and respect, and without discrimination, as they get older when it comes to sexuality. It was designed to ...
    • Data & digitisation
    • Community wellbeing
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    The good, the bad and the ugly. Dan Blake uncovers the harsh truths behind staffing agencies polluting the industry, including how to spot and avoid bad practices. Dan Blake is Co-Founder & COO at Flo ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Staff wellbeing
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    How we can (and why we should) offer effective wellbeing support to our team, both staff day to day and overall with particular focus on a dispersed workforce. With the new CQC single assessment frame ...
    • Workforce training & development
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    Discover the vital work of The Care Workers' Charity (CWC) in supporting care workers facing financial hardship and mental health challenges. The CWC provides essential assistance through cost of livi ...
    • Workforce training & development
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    Is your care business leveraging apprenticeships to create a skilled and caring workforce? Apprenticeships are here to stay but many care businesses aren’t tapping into this powerful opportunity to br ...
  1. Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    It is widely accepted that organisations need to be offering ‘Person centred and Trauma Informed Models of Care’. We will explore what this means for people who access services and staff particularly ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Management & Leadership
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    A recent winner of the Three ‘R’s award for Recruitment, Retention and Recognition at the South East Great British Care Awards, Amrit Dhaliwal, CEO, Walfinch home care will discuss how upskilling and ...
Keynote Stage
    • Workforce training & development
    • Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
    Keynote Stage
    It is estimated that there are 820,000 staff working in residential and domiciliary services that provide care for people with dementia in England (Skills for care 2023), however only 45% of staff are ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Policy & Strategy
    • Sustainability
    Keynote Stage
    Building on the momentum of the 2023 National Care Awareness Survey Report, this interactive panel discussion will allow attendees to further explore the key findings and implications. Over 700 social ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Policy & Strategy
    • Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
    Keynote Stage
    A keynote speech from Laurence Geller CBE on the need for collaboration across specialisms in the care sector. The care sector contains a vast range of expertise and disciplines, each of which holds k ...
    • Policy & Strategy
    Keynote Stage
    This year, Helen Whately, appointed Minister of State for Social Care in October 2022, will deliver the UK Care Week Keynote address. Helen previously served as Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury and ...
    • Policy & Strategy
    Keynote Stage
     
  1. Keynote Stage
     
Business, Facilities & Environments
    • Safeguarding
    • Community wellbeing
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    With the community, post acute and acute sectors all facing staffing shortages of qualified Carer's in the UK, and for those in their roles having to manage the additional stresses those shortages bri ...
    • Safeguarding
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    In this panel discussion, our expert speakers will focus on the critical role of providers in handling safeguarding incidents and explore the importance of early and thorough engagement, emphasising t ...
    • Business & Facilities development
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    Health and social care is at the heart of our communities, providing support to those who need it so that as many people as possible can live the life they want to lead. It matters to everybody – affe ...
    • Business & Facilities development
    • Safeguarding
    • Community wellbeing
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    How do you ensure the safety of topical creams, lotions, and ointments in your care home? Are they easily accessible, and is the process as personal and efficient as possible? With the recent emphasis ...
    • Safeguarding
    • Community wellbeing
    Business, Facilities & Environments
    Maintaining a sense of independence and community connection outside of the care setting, such as attending social events or essential medical appointments, is vitally important to the mental health a ...
Digital & Technology
    • Data & digitisation
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Digital & Technology
    ChatGPT and generative AI have taken the world by storm and social care is no different. The possibilities are endless – from summarising notes, to speeding up writing care plans, to creating images a ...
    • Data & digitisation
    • Community wellbeing
    Digital & Technology
    Join Steven Embleton, Head of Product and Jade Elis Wellbeing Expert as they delve into the vital role of wellbeing, unravelling why and how it transforms the care home experience. Gain practical insi ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Data & digitisation
    Digital & Technology
    Explore the impact of remote care technology on health and social care delivery. Learn about integrating operations, cultural shifts, deployment lessons, creating best practice communities, using outc ...
    • Data & digitisation
    • Business & Facilities development
    Digital & Technology
    We'll cover how technology is transforming hiring, sponsorship and compliance processes for care providers, candidates and other stakeholders
    • Data & digitisation
    • Artificial Intelligence
    Digital & Technology
    Our service provides guidance on the regulatory and evaluation pathway for people who are developing or adopting AI and digital technologies for health and social care. In this session, the content te ...
Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    • Policy & Strategy
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    Three solicitors from Acuity Law consider the hottest topics in the sector and will provide practical guidance on how to navigate issues around employment law, immigration law and regulatory enforceme ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Data & digitisation
    • Staff wellbeing
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    The implementation of technology across the social care sector has accelerated in recent years with the aim of improving efficiency and supporting staff in their roles. However, what impact is this ha ...
    • Management & Leadership
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    In the dynamic realm of social care, effective people management transcends mere compliance. This talk addresses challenges faced by management in the UK social care sector, examining the impact of ou ...
    • Staff wellbeing
    • Policy & Strategy
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    In an ever-evolving work landscape, maintaining high morale and engagement among employees is critical for organisational success. remote and hybrid models. From fostering a culture of appreciation to ...
    • Workforce training & development
    • Staff wellbeing
    • Sustainability
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    Outcomes: You will come away knowing: What a great succession plan looks like How to implement Top tips to succeed
    • Business & Facilities development
    • Staff wellbeing
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
     
    • Staff wellbeing
    Workforce, Skills & Wellbeing
    ‘This training could be the difference between a CQC rating of ‘Good’ going to ‘Outstanding.’ – Northumberland County Council. With the huge rise in mental health issues - particularly in the care ind ...