NEC Birmingham |  09 - 10 October 2024

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Conference Theatres

Care Keynote Stage    

The place for you to focus on the biggest challenges the care sector is facing right now.  The Care Keynote theatre will provide different perspectives and solutions to make your business, staff and care services excel. An exciting line-up covering topics including securing emerging talent to increase your workforce; learning more about no-blame culture in aviation, and the principles you can adopt, and how to talk candidly about mental health to support yourself and team around you.



Homecare Theatre

In partnership with The Homecare Association, the Homecare Theatre is packed with new and innovative voices offering advice and best practice on the latest developments within domiciliary care. This theatre will explore initiatives to help with the retention of staff, how policy and budget changes can affect the demand for homecare, and the importance of aiding and enabling independence by making homecare a more accessible choice.


Business Theatre

The place to understand and tackle how the cost-of-living crisis is affecting the care sector and how to alleviate the pressures it is putting on your business. In this theatre we will dive into how to increase the number of clients, as well as learning from some of the biggest retailers to show you what is working for others and how you could also implement some of this practice into your business, exploring ways to future proof your business and looking at innovative ways to recruit in the current climate.



Technology Theatre sponsored by CoolCare & Planday

In a time where AI and robots are not in the distant future, Care Show Birmingham’s Technology Theatre is delving into how you can make the best of the technology available to optimise the care you provide and improve your business productivity. We will also explore what the future of care looks like and the importance of using data and digitisation as you move into a more digitised way of working.



People, Workforce & Wellbeing Theatre

An opportunity to focus on you, your workforce, and those who are in your care. In this theatre, you will be able to explore different methods of improving the mental health and wellbeing of staff, learn about effective leadership, and discuss ways of creating an inclusive environment for both the workforce and your clients by understanding different ways of working and communicating.


Design, Build and Environments Stage

Making a house a home, this theatre will focus on cost effective, sustainable, and person-centred approaches to interior design, architecture, and funding, to ensure the environment that your clients are living in makes them feel welcome, homely and safe. Looking into the benefits of circadian lighting, designing for dementia and the benefits to investing in your environmental, social and governance policies.



The Outstanding Society Learning Lounge

The Outstanding Society will be on hand over the two days of Care Show to offer advice, tips and tricks and lead by example. Find care providers who have achieved an outstanding rating from CQC here and discuss how they achieved such a high rating



Care Managers' Stage

This is a brand-new theatre, made just for you as a care manager. Set up in a round table format, this dynamic space will allow you to actively participate in conversations with experts to discuss the issues you are facing every day. We have partnered up with The Caring View and Care Managers’ Inner Circle to provide you with the resources and space necessary to improve your managerial skills and talk through the challenging situations you face.  


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