The brand new

National Care Conference


Please not that due to COVID-19 we have postponed this conference until the 29th January 2021



with The National Care Association and Skills for Care

Introducing you the National Care Conference 2020

Helping you to deliver the best possible outcomes and secure the future of a vital sector

Taking place in the context of political uncertainty, growing demand for services, acute staffing challenges and increasing funding pressures - the National Care Conference will look at how well equipped the sector is to address these issues, and consider what more can be done to drive future stability and growth.

It’s a conversation that you need to be a part of!

The conference also offers you the chance to network with your peers, and explore new innovations and solutions which could help drive efficiency, growth and sustainability in your setting.

Who needs to attend?

• Residential Care Providers • Domiciliary Care Providers • Senior Carers • Team Leaders • Nurses • Directors • Care Managers • Community Settings • Policy-makers • Regulators • Charities • Suppliers

Confirmed speakers

*** More to be announced soon ***

I am sure you’ll agree that we have secured the expertise of some of the best in the industry - and what's great is there are still more to be announced!

Neil Eastwood

CEO & Founder, Care Friends & Author, Saving Social Care

Neil Eastwood is a UK-based international speaker on frontlinesocial care recruitment and retention and author of theAmazon bestseller ‘Saving Social Care’. Neil has spent manyyears studying the best workforce practices of social careorganisations around the world. Previously he was a director at a10,000-staff care provider and studied at the University ofSheffield and Harvard Business School, USA.

Tim Dallinger

Director of Social Care Consultants Ltd

The expert presenter and author: Tim Dallinger is a Director of Social Care Consultants Ltd, which brings together firsthand experience of owning, managing and working in care settings, with knowledge of best practice and current legislation to offer a range of services to care setting operators, their managers and staff team. You can find out more information here:

Andy Tilden

Interim CEO of Skills for Care

As Interim CEO of Skills for Care. Andy’s substantive Directorrole covers leadership and management, learning qualifications andapprenticeships, employer engagement, area teams and oversight ofAffina OD. He has been a residential care worker, a trainer andmanager in the NHS and a qualified social worker. Before hejoined Skills for Care he helped set up and run a charitydelivering qualifications, learning and development to thecare sector.

The industry has been crying out for an event like this - I can't wait

Registered Care Manager

Thank you for getting in touch about The National Care Conference - I hope to learn lots and network!

Domicilliary nurse and subscriber to Expert Care Manager Magazine

Event Agenda


Registration and networking


Chairperson's welcome

Tim Dallinger: Consultant and Trainer


The National Picture for Adult Social Care in the UK

  • Exploring the impact of media and public scrutiny
  • Assessing increasing funding challenges and demands for services
  • What does integrated care really means for the sector?


Tim Dallinger: Consultant and Trainer


Latest legal and regulatory round-up

  • Key regulatory changes
  • Current policy priorities
  • Where is further support needed – both in the short and long-term?


Break and networking


Boosting recruitment and retention in the care workforce


Andy Tilden: CEO, Skills for Care

Neil Eastwood: CEO & Founder, Care Friends & Author, Saving Social Care

Your questions and comments from the floor

  • Latest progress on DHSC’s 'Every Day is Different' recruitment campaign
  • What more can be done to raise the profile of care work?
  • Attracting a new generation of dedicated talent
  • Innovative solutions such as referral apps


Technology and adult social care: challenges, opportunities and future impact

  • Examining key advantages and disadvantages of using technology in adult social care
  • What are the key barriers to implementing digitally-enable care?
  • How can technology support new models of care and improve efficiency?
  • How are new generations' expectations evolving around the use of, and access to, technology?

Your questions and comments from the floor


Networking lunch and exhibitions


Breakout Sessions Led by Experts:

- CQC Inspections

- Finance, business and growth

- Marketing and attracting new clients

- Supporting good health and wellbeing in care

- Liberty Protection Safeguards: impact for care homes

- Meeting the needs of people with Dementia


Break and networking


Closing keynote

Led by Nadra Ahmed OBE,

Chairperson, National Care Association

Your questions and comments from the floor

Ready to book your place at the National Care Conference?

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