MyBusiness Theatre - supported by Care Management Matters

Care sector market report
10:45 - 11:30 NEC - Hall 3
Senior Vice President - International
Welltower inc

An economic review of the care sector from the industry’s largest investor with an analysis of how the market is reacting to macro-issues such as Brexit and ongoing austerity budgets.

Panel: Has the care sector got an image problem?
11:45 - 12:30 NEC - Hall 3
Chief Executive
WCS Care
Director of Marketing and Communications
Skills for Care Director
Executive Director
National Care Forum

The NHS uses over 50,000 nurses from overseas and despite the fact that social care uses over 75,000 overseas care staff the national focus following Brexit was all on the NHS

How does the care sector ensure that it is recognised and listened to on the national level?


Chairperson:  Vic Rayner, Executive Director, National Care Forum

Panellists: Barry Lee-Potter, Director of Marketing and Communications, Skills for Care
                     Christine Asbury, Chief Executive,  WCS Care                     


Panel: Entrepreneur’s Business School
12:45 - 13:30 NEC - Hall 3
Executive Chairman
National Care Association
CEO Emeritus
Home Instead Senior Care
Graham Care
Evermore Founder and Director of Market Innovation

Established entrepreneurs who achieved success with very different business models discuss what they would do if they were starting out in the sector today.

Would they aim for self-funders or state funded customers? Where in the UK would they set up? What model would they favour? How would they make their business stand out from the crowd?

Chairperson: Nadra Ahmed OBE, Executive Chairman, National Care Association

Sara McKee,Founder and Director of Market Innovation, Evermore
Ernie Graham, CEO, Graham Care​
Trevor Brocklebank, CEO Emeritus, Home Instead Senior Care



Panel: Financial advice - what do the banks think of the care sector?
14:00 - 14:45 NEC - Hall 3
Executive Chairman
National Care Association
Head of Health and Social Care Sector UK
Head of Public Sector & Healthcare
Regional Director
Future Williams & Glyn / RBS

Leading lenders to the care sector discuss how they are view the overall health of the market, what they see on the horizon for the industry and how they currently assessing applications for funding.


Chairperson: Nadra Ahmed OBE, Executive Chairman, National Care Association

Jonathan Thompson, Head of Public Sector & Healthcare, Barclays
Derek Breingan, Head of Health and Social Care Sector UK, Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank
Richard Wilson, Regional Director, Future Williams & Glyn / RBS


The Your Care Rating survey - what is most important to those choosing care services for their loved ones?
15:00 - 15:45 NEC - Hall 3
Senior Research Executive
Ipsos MORI
Research Director
Ipsos MORI
Research Manager
Ipsos MORI
  • An introduction to Your Care Rating, the largest survey of care home residents and their relatives in the UK
  • What do self-funders think about the care services provided to their loved ones?
  • What are people’s impressions based on, and how does this differ between residents and relatives?
  • What do the results tell us about what turns people off certain options, and what might seal the deal?