UKHCA Conference 2019

UKHCA Conference 2019

The UKHCA Conference at The Care Show 2019 offers the opportunity for debate on shaping the future for homecare, and practical sessions on promoting quality care practice and running a sustainable care service.




Day 1 - 9th October

Day 1 – UKHCA members have exclusive access to the first day of the conference which focuses on the wider policy agenda and opportunities for shaping the future for homecare.

Sessions will include:

Extra Time: How To Live Better Longer
Speaker - Camilla Cavendish, Author, journalist and broadcaster (buy book here)

Regulation – working with providers to encourage and understand the improvement journey
Speaker – Kate Terroni – Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, CQC

Shaping the future of homecare – building services around people, place and provision
Panellists include:

  • Niall Dickson, CEO, NHS Confederation
  • Sarah Pickup, Deputy CEO, Local Government Association
  • Yvonne Hignell, Managing Director, Bluebird Care
  • Max Wurr, Policy and Communications Director, City and County Healthcare

Re-framing social care
Speaker – Tamsyn Hyatt, Communications Strategist, FrameWorks Institute  

Making homecare a career of choice
Panellists include:

  • Panel Chair: Neil Eastwood, Author of Bestseller – Saving Social Care (buy book here)
  • Martin Jones, CEO, Home Instead Senior Care
  • Roger Booker, Managing Director, Direct Health Group
  • David Chalk, Managing Director, Windrush Care 
  • Karolina Gerlich, CEO, NACAS 
  • Dr Karla Zimpel-Leal, UKRI Innovation Fellow, University of Sheffield

Incorporated into this year’s conference:

UKHCA Members’ meeting (including AGM)

Hear UKHCA’s plans for representing and supporting members and how you can get involved in our work to promote the benefits and value of homecare.

Election of UKHCA board members and debate of any motions submitted by members.

Day 2 - 10th October

Day 2 – is open to all Care Show delegates and focuses on supporting homecare providers promoting quality care practice and running a sustainable care service.

Sessions will include:

Technology in homecare
Speakers - Dr Ben Maruthappu, CEO, Cera Care; Horus Patel, Chief Technology Officer, Cera Care.

Providers’ use of technology and how this is inspected
Speaker - Dave James, Head of Adult Social Care Policy, CQC

Safeguarding in homecare
Speaker - Veronica Monks – Policy Officer, UKHCA

National recruitment campaign - Every Day is Different: getting the most out of the campaign locally
Speakers: Jennifer Sheils, Head of Marketing and Brand, Department of Health and Social Care; Chloe Nuttall-Musson, Marketing Campaigns Manager, Department of Health and Social Care

Running a commercially sustainable care service
Speakers – Jane Orr-Campbell, Homecare Consultant; Veronica Monks, Policy Officer, UKHCA 

Understanding consumer law – Learnings for homecare providers from the Competition and Markets Authority review of care homes
Speaker – Emma Watt, Associate, Anthony Collins Solicitors

CQC – preparing for inspection
Speaker – Barbara Hobbs, BHC

Considerations for purchasing a Learning Management System
Speakers – Steven Embleton, Chief Cloud, My Learning Cloud; Jayne Easterbrook, Learning and Development Specialist, UKHCA

  • UKHCA Theatre
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      Cera will be talking through the way in which they are tackling the challenges in delivering technol ...
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      Safeguarding alerts can be devastating for service users, their families, careworkers and the busine ...
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      An overview of DHSC's national Adult Social Care Recruitment Campaign, followed by a summary of reso ...
    7. UKHCA Theatre
      This session will discuss the different models of homecare businesses and segments of the homecare m ...
    8. UKHCA Theatre
      In this talk, introduced by UKHCA’s Learning and Development Specialist Jayne Easterbrook, My Learni ...
    9. UKHCA Theatre
      BHC will provide you with some adaptable, practical solutions to assist with your next CQC Inspectio ...

    Please note:

    Registration for the Care Show or UKHCA Conference 2019 does not guarantee access to specific theatres or speaker sessions. The theatre for the UKHCA Conference 2019 has a capacity of 150. Seats in the theatre will be allocated on a first come first served basis on both days

    UKHCA Members’ networking area

    ​​​​​UKHCA members will also have exclusive access to the UKHCA Members’ networking area.

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    Carer of the month

    The Care Show are proud to recognise and award amazing carers every month. This is an amazing opportunity to nominate someone you believe to be a truly outstanding carer. Each month we will choose one amazing carer to be our Carer of the Month, it is our way to recognise these amazing carers and say thank you! 

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