Personalisation: implications and support for independent care providers

Date: 9.30am - 4.30pm, Friday 26 September 2008 Venue: The Hilton London Metropole, 225 Edgware Road, London W2 1JU

The personalisation and transformation agenda has significant implications for care providers and commissioners. Our four organisations have come together to deliver a series of events to enable commissioners and independent care providers to plan the future care market together.

This invitation-only event is targeted at senior managers, commissioners and owners of care and related health services. The conference will explore effective ways of joint working for health and social care commissioners and independent providers.


Workshop 1: Residential care, extra care housing and personalisation

Annie Stevenson (SCIE), Martin Green, (Chief Executive, ECCA) and Prof. Jill Manthorpe (Head of Social Care Workforce Research Unit, Kings College London).

Workshop 2: Safeguarding and insurance for small scale providers

Sian Lockwood (Chief Executive, NAAPS UK), Steve Arthington and Ellis Bates.

Workshop 3: Personalisation and regulation

Rachael Dodgson (Policy Manager, CSCI), Debby Sterry (Head of Methodology and Policy, Quality Performance and Methods Directorate, CSCI) and Doug Paulley (residential care service user).

Workshop 4: Personalised care in a collective setting

Prof Julienne Meyer (My Home Life Programme Director, Help the Aged).

Workshop 5: New models of working

Richard Humphries (Independent Consultant) and Claire Goodchild (Better Commissioning Assoc. Lead, CSIP).

Workshop 6: Supporting the transformation of the workforce

Don Brand (Consultant, SCIE), Jim Thomas (Programme Head, The Workforce Action Learning Programme, Skills for Care) and Melanie Newman (Department of Health).